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Facebook Legal Notice Email
NOTICE OF PENDING CLASS ACTION AND NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT ANGEL FRALEY V. FACEBOOK, INC.
You are receiving this e-mail because you may have been featured in a "Sponsored Story" on Facebook prior to December 3, 2012.
A federal court authorized this Notice. This is not a solicitation from a lawyer.
Why did I get this notice? This Notice relates to a proposed settlement ("Settlement") of a class action lawsuit ("Action") filed against Facebook relating to a particular Facebook feature called "Sponsored Stories." According to available records, you may be a "Class Member."
What is the Action about? The Action claims that Facebook unlawfully used the names, profile pictures, photographs, likenesses, and identities of Facebook users in the United States to advertise or sell products and services through Sponsored Stories without obtaining those users' consent. Facebook denies any wrongdoing and any liability whatsoever. No court or other entity has made any judgment or other determination of any liability."
There seems to be a lot of confusion over this email - Some people think they are in trouble for something they did on Facebook.... Those people are confused. What it relates to is a class action lawsuit against Facebook for something THEY did
Someone sued Facebook, and it turned into a class action lawsuit. By receiving this email, you are being asked if you want to be included in this lawsuit. If you want to be included, you might get a whole $10 in several months, but you will have to give them a lot of personal information, like your phone number and your home address... if you ask me, it's not worth the $10.