Alsup Wants 'Bone-Crushing' Discovery Into Facebook Breach
Law360, San Francisco (January 9, 2019, 6:24 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge William Alsup repeatedly warned Facebook Inc.'s attorneys during a hearing Wednesday that he will allow Facebook users "bone-crushing" discovery in lawsuits over Facebook's data breach that exposed 50 million accounts, saying he's sympathetic to users' concerns and that's worth "real money" — not just "some cosmetic injunctive relief."
Facebook faces multiple lawsuits over a data breach that exposed 50 million accounts. Above, a sign at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (AP) During a hearing in San Francisco, Judge Alsup said Facebook users don't know how badly they've been harmed yet and he sees the "real anxiety...
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