Court denies Jamppi’s request for his VAC ban to be temporarily lifted

Pro CS:GO player Elias “Jamppi” Olkkonen filed a petition for the District Court of Eastern Uusimaa to temporarily lift his Valve Anti-Cheat (VAC) ban so he could compete while his current lawsuit continues. The court denied his request on August 20. Jamppi filed a lawsuit against Valve back in March for a permanent VAC ban that […]

Court ruling paves the way for Facebook to settle its facial recognition lawsuit

(Reuters) – Facebook won preliminary approval late on Wednesday from a federal court for settlement of a lawsuit that claimed it illegally collected and stored biometric data of millions of users without their consent. The social media company had in July raised its settlement offer by $100 million to $650 million in relation to the […]