Facebook Compelled To Produce Some User Data In Privacy Class Action

Mealey's (June 26, 2015, 1:33 PM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — Finding that certain user contact information and ad-click data is necessary to decide certification of a privacy class action against Facebook Inc., a California federal judge on June 11 ordered the social network to submit a sampling of such information from 5,000 users, granting in part a named plaintiff’s motion to compel (In Re: Facebook Privacy Litigation, No. 5:10-cv-02389, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75962; See related story this issue).

(Order available. Document #97-150625-018R.)

U.S. Magistrate Paul S. Grewal of the...
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