Facebook Tells 9th Circ. It Didn't Illegally Share User Data

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 3:46 PM EDT) -- Facebook urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to uphold a lower court's dismissal of a putative class action accusing the site of illegally providing advertisers with users' personal information, arguing that the social networking giant's alleged activity does not fall under federal and state privacy law.

In its opening brief, Facebook claims that the district court properly ruled that the company was not acting as remote computing service provider under the federal Stored Communications Act because the data allegedly shared was limited to what the user...
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