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Facebook’s privacy scandal doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere anytime soon. If anything it looks like it’s about to get started, but if that wasn’t bad enough, you might recall that Facebook was also recently discovered to have been collecting the call and text message history logs of Android users.

Now according to a report from Reuters, several Facebook users have since decided to file a lawsuit against the company, suing them for allegedly violating their privacy. However we should note that unlike the Cambridge Analytica scandal, this issue might actually be a bit more clear cut because before accessing such data, Facebook had requested the permission of Android users, to which many obviously agreed to, or at least unknowingly agreed to.

However this explanation wasn’t good enough to these users who are now suing the company over alleged privacy violations. They are seeking to turn this into a class-action lawsuit, but whether or not that will happen remains to be seen as a judge will need to see if there are enough people affected by this issue before it can be filed as a class-action lawsuit.

That being said for those who are only finding out about this, you will be able to remove your contacts from Facebook if you’re uncomfortable with them having that information. More details about the removal can be found on Facebook’s support page. In the meantime Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is expected to testify before Congress over the data scandal.

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