Facebook Asks High Court To Uphold Beacon Settlement

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that the Ninth Circuit didn’t break with sister appellate courts by approving a $9.5 million class action settlement resolving user privacy claims tied to the site’s now-defunct “Beacon” feature and urged the high court to forgo further review.

The social networking giant claimed in its response brief to class objector Megan Marek's appeal that she is attempting to “manufacture” a circuit split out of the Ninth Circuit’s September decision upholding the deal and persuade the high court to review...
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