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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Judge Calls Facebook’s Views on Privacy ‘So Wrong’ As He Allows Lawsuit to Proceed

A federal judge said Monday that Facebook has a warped idea of privacy after he ordered the company to face a lawsuit seeking damages from allowing third-party sites to harvest users’ data. “Facebook’s motion to dismiss is littered with assumptions about the degree to which social media users can reasonably expect their personal information and communications to remain private,” Judge Chhabria wrote. “Facebook’s view is so wrong.”

The story by Bailey Vogt is available in The Washington Times at

Categories: Legal Affairs, Online Privacy & Security

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