The judge dismissed the complaint in a trial in which "Facebook is illegal to track the browsing behavior of the user even after logging out"
ByCan Mustafa Ozdemir
Pressing the Facebook "Like" button on various websites will save the cookie and you will be able to track the user's behavior even if you are logging out of Facebook. In this regard, Facebook was sued to violate privacy and eavesdropping laws, but the judge dismissed this complaint.
Facebook can track your browsing even after you've logged out, judge says | Technology | The Guardian
Facebook beats privacy lawsuit in U.S. over user tracking | Reuters
In 2011, freelance security expert ·Nik CubrilovicHe noticed that Facebook is tracking even after he logged out his browsing history. Facebook engineer Gregg Stefancik who was inquired from Mr. Cubrilovic is a safety measure to prevent users from accessing the account to the last while admitting that they are saving cookies and tracking users I explained that it is not intended to provide that data to third parties.
However, in 2014, three years later, Facebook will judge and display interesting items based on user behavior "Interest based advertisement"Has been introduced.
This appeal is also against Facebook and California's Privacy and Eavesdropping Law that Facebook will allow cookies to be saved in the browser by the "Like" button on non-Facebook sites, It was that it was.
Judge Edward Davira of the San Jose District Court dismissed the complaint on the grounds that the plaintiff could not indicate the adequacy of privacy infringement and realistic economic damage. According to the judge, despite having options to hide the browsing history, such as by using the "opt-out tool" or web browser "secret mode", the plaintiffs have not taken that action and Facebook illegally got information He could not prove that he intercepted eavesdropping / interception.
According to this decision, Judge Davira says that the plaintiffs can not resubmit privacy and wiretap allegations, but it seems that it is possible to appeal again on 'breach of contract'.
According to The Guardian, Facebook spokeswoman said he was "satisfied with the ruling." The plaintiff's reaction has not been revealed.
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