TikTok facing class-action lawsuit for sending personal, user data to servers in China

In a development that underscores deepening legal troubles for Chinese video-sharing app TikTok, a California college student has filed a class-action lawsuit against it alleging that it has transferred private user data to servers in China. The allegations deepen legal troubles for TikTok, owned by Beijing ByteDance Technology Co, in the United States, and comes…

Third party contractors transcribed Facebook’s audio data

Tech companies are coming under increasing scrutiny over data privacy issues revolving around their voice assistants. According to a report from Bloomberg which cites sources familiar with the matter at hand, Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from subscribers of its services. In a statement, Facebook confirmed that it had…

Capital One Financial Corp faces potential class-action lawsuit over cyber breach

A lawsuit, seeking class-action status, has been filed in a federal court in Washington, D.C. Following a cyber breach at Capital One Financial Corp, the bank stated it is now facing a potential class-action lawsuit. A lawsuit, filed by Kevin Zosiak, is seeking class-action status was filed in the federal court in Washington, D.C. Zosiak,…

BlackBerry Ltd to face classaction suit in the U.S. on account of making misleading statements surrounding its Blackberry 10 device

Although a similar suit was dismissed earlier in March 2015, Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan has allowed the proposed class action lawsuit on the grounds of new evidence coming to light. Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan has rejected BlackBerry Ltd’s plea to dismiss…