Stripper's Facebook Messages Aren't All Protected, Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 2:12 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday ruled that Facebook messages exchanged between nonparty exotic dancers and a member of a putative class of dancers suing the Penthouse Executive Club in New York for employment violations are not protected communications and must be produced for the suit.

U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood in New York held that the Facebook messages traded between a member of the proposed class and other nonparty dancers talking about joining the suit, are not protected by attorney-client privilege.

“Because these communications are...
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