Facebook Users Fight To Stop Health Sites' Data Sharing

Law360, San Jose (April 20, 2017, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of Facebook users urged a California federal judge Thursday to block health websites from sharing individual users' browsing data with the social media giant, saying the data exchange is an invasion of privacy and “the internet isn’t going to break” if their request is granted.

During a hearing in San Jose, Jay Barnes of Barnes & Associates, who represents the Facebook users, told U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila that the health websites' source code allows Facebook Inc. to track users’ browsing data...
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