Facebook E-Discovery Ruling Only Tip Of The Iceberg

Law360, New York (June 8, 2010, 5:18 PM EDT) -- A judge's recent decision to quash subpoenas seeking messages sent through Facebook Inc. and MySpace Inc. in a copyright suit involving fashion house Christian Audigier Inc. marks an important development in e-discovery law involving social networks, but many more issues remain unresolved, experts say.

The May 26 ruling by Judge Margaret Morrow of the U.S. District Court of Central California was one of the first to clearly spell out some of the e-discovery implications of social networking sites, lawyers said, yet it dealt only with the...
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