Facebook, Zynga Violated User Privacy, 9th Circ. Hears

Law360, San Francisco (January 17, 2014, 7:09 PM EST) -- Facebook Inc. and Zynga Game Network Inc. users urged the Ninth Circuit on Friday to revive separate class actions accusing them of divulging users' personal information without permission, arguing the disclosures violate the sites' policies and federal communications laws, and constitute real harm to users.

The Zynga class members contend that U.S. District Court Judge James Ware was wrong to dismiss their case, arguing that just because they had asked Facebook to let them play a Zynga game didn't mean they'd meant to let the sites...
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Nancy Graf, et al v. ZYNGA Game Network, Inc.


Case Number

11-18044

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

December 22, 2011


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Mike Robertson v. Facebook, Inc.


Case Number

12-15619

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

March 22, 2012

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