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Facebook issues $397 checks to Illinois residents as part of class-action lawsuit

Facebook issues $397 checks to Illinois residents as part of class-action lawsuit The social media giant agreed to settle a lawsuit over its use of facial recognition. A. Khalid @askhalid May 18th, 2022 Dado Ruvic / reuters More than a million Illinois residents will receive a $397 settlement payment from Facebook this week, thanks to … Continue reading Facebook issues $397 checks to Illinois residents as part of class-action lawsuit

Build a Digital ‘Company Town’ and Start Selling to Its Residents

Ray ManleyApril 15, 2015 The quaint hamlet of Scotia, nestled among Northern California’s tall redwoods, was the country’s last company town. Since 1863 the entire community was owned by the Pacific Lumber Company. After a 2008 bankruptcy, the town fell into the hands of a Manhattan hedge fund and residents weren’t pleased, but that’s another … Continue reading Build a Digital ‘Company Town’ and Start Selling to Its Residents