Facebook Seeks Discovery Stay In Tracking Case Pending Dismissal Motion Ruling

Mealey's (March 4, 2016, 8:51 AM EST) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — Facebook Inc. filed a motion for protective order March 2 in California federal court, asserting that a four-year-old privacy suit over its purported use of tracking cookies should be stayed pending resolution of the social network’s second dismissal motion (In re: Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation, No. 5:12-md-02314, N.D. Calif.).

(Motion for protective order available. Document #68-160310-020M.)

Consolidated Cases

In February 2012, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation consolidated 11 lawsuits against Facebook in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District...
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