Facebook Can't Shake Most Of User Data Harvesting MDL
Law360 (September 9, 2019, 9:50 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday kept alive most of multidistrict litigation stemming from Facebook's involvement in the Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal, finding that the company's argument that social media users can't expect their information to remain private "could not be more wrong."
In a 43-page order allowing the majority of the plaintiffs' dozen federal and state law claims to move forward, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria rejected the three primary contentions that Facebook advanced to support its bid to ax the dispute. The consolidated litigation is being pressed by current and former Facebook users who claim the social media behemoth's failure...
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