NBC News: Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture

NBC News: Pinterest settles shareholder lawsuit over workplace culture. “Financial details of the settlement between Pinterest, a popular social media platform for sharing images, and the shareholder, the Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island, were not shared publicly. As part of the agreement, the company is releasing former employees from nondisclosure agreements in cases of racial or gender-based discrimination.”

Mashable: How to file a claim for a piece of TikTok’s $92 million class action lawsuit

Mashable: How to file a claim for a piece of TikTok’s $92 million class action lawsuit . “Attention U.S.-based TikTok users — you may be entitled to a part of the $92 million class-action lawsuit settlement against the app. If you used either TikTok or its sister app Musical.ly before Sept. 30, you are eligible to file a claim for yourself or (for parents) minors who have used the app.”

PRNewswire: The Coalition of Abused Scouts for Justice Secures Commitment From Boy Scouts of America to Appoint a Survivor on National Executive Board (PRESS RELEASE)

PRNewswire: The Coalition of Abused Scouts for Justice Secures Commitment From Boy Scouts of America to Appoint a Survivor on National Executive Board (PRESS RELEASE). “Additionally, the Coalition announced the launch of its new website, scoutingabusesurvivors.com, to share critical information and updates to the survivor community as they vote from now until December 14, 2021 to approve the Reorganization Plan, which includes the largest sexual abuse settlement fund in history – $1.887 billion and growing.”

Ars Technica: Google+ class action starts paying out $2.15 for G+ privacy violations

Ars Technica: Google+ class action starts paying out $2.15 for G+ privacy violations. “Google’s Facebook competitor and ‘social backbone’ was effectively dead inside the company around 2014, but Google let the failed service hang around for years in maintenance mode while the company spun off standalone products. In 2018, The Wall Street Journal reported that Google+ had exposed the private data of ‘hundreds of thousands of users’ for years, that Google knew about the problem, and that the company opted not to disclose the data leak for fear of regulatory scrutiny.”

Mashable: TikTok agrees to $92 million settlement in class action privacy lawsuit

Mashable: TikTok agrees to $92 million settlement in class action privacy lawsuit. “TikTok’s parent company ByteDance has agreed to pay a $92 million settlement in a lawsuit alleging it violated Illinois’ biometric privacy laws. The company still disputes the truth of the accusations against them, of course, but right now it just wants to move on from the whole thing.”

ABC 7 Chicago: Illinois Facebook users can file claims as part of class action lawsuit settlement for up to $400

ABC 7 Chicago: Illinois Facebook users can file claims as part of class action lawsuit settlement for up to $400. “Facebook users in Illinois can now apply to collect from a settlement stemming from a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed over Facebook’s collection and storing of biometric data of Illinois users without proper consent. As part of the $650 million settlement, claimants may be eligible for payments of between $200-$400, depending on the number of valid claims filed.”

WTHR: Hoosiers can claim Equifax data breach money using new website

WTHR: Hoosiers can claim Equifax data breach money using new website. “The Indiana Attorney General’s Office is out with a new website where Hoosiers impacted by the Equifax data breach can claim their money. The data breach in 2017 compromised the info of about 147 million Americans, including roughly 3.9 million Indiana residents. Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, driver’s license numbers and credit card information were compromised.”

ABC 7 Chicago: Illinois Facebook users can now file claims for up to $400 as part of class action lawsuit settlement

ABC 7 Chicago: Illinois Facebook users can now file claims for up to $400 as part of class action lawsuit settlement. “Facebook users in Illinois can now apply to collect from a settlement stemming from a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed over Facebook’s collection and storing of biometric data of Illinois users without proper consent. As part of the $650 million settlement, claimants may be eligible for payments of between $200-$400, depending on the number of valid claims filed.”

USA Today: Did you use Google+? You may be owed some money from class-action privacy settlement

USA Today: Did you use Google+? You may be owed some money from class-action privacy settlement. “If you used Google+, the now-defunct social network started by Google to take on Facebook, you may be eligible for a small piece of a court-mandated $7.5 million privacy settlement. However, before you get excited, know that all it’s worth to you is anywhere from $5 to $12. You’ll have to file for your piece, and in return, get a free, cheap lunch, or maybe a cup of coffee.”