Facebook Again Shakes $15B User Tracking MDL

Law360, New York (July 3, 2017, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday for the second time tossed multidistrict litigation seeking $15 billion over allegations that Facebook unlawfully tracked users' browsing activity after they signed off, ruling that the plaintiffs had failed to fix the standing and pleading deficiencies that had previously plagued their wiretap, fraud and scores of other allegations. 

The ruling came in response to Facebook's bid to dismiss the second amended complaint, which the plaintiffs lodged after U.S. District Judge Edward Davila axed their original complaint in October 2015 on the grounds that Facebook user Perrin Davis and three others hadn't proven that they had suffered economic damage...

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