Flickr users are alleging that Microsoft, Google and Amazon violated privacy laws when the companies used their images in a data set aimed to lessen the racial and gender biases in their facial recognition technologies.

In a trio of class action complaints, two Illinois residents allege that Microsoft, Google and Amazon violated the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act by using IBM’s Diversity in Faces Dataset, made up of about 1 million Flickr images.

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