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Discovery Of Facebook Source Code, Tables Denied In Message Scanning Class Action

Mealey's (October 5, 2016, 4:55 PM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — The plaintiffs in a class action alleging private message (PM) scanning by Facebook Inc. saw three motions to compel discovery denied Oct. 4, with a California federal judge finding the requests for source code, configuration tables and related documents to be overbroad and not sufficiently tailored to the plaintiffs’ allegations of privacy violations (Matthew Campbell, et al. v. Facebook Inc., No. 4:13-cv-05996, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 137936).

(Order available.  Document #68-161013-033R.)

Private Messages

In December 2013, Matthew Campbell of Arkansas and...
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