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To face class action suit

24 Dec, 2014

A U.S. District Judge rules that Facebook Inc. must face the class action lawsuit, dismissing some state law claims against the company but largely denying Facebook’s attempt to dismiss the suit. Facebook had argued that the alleged scanning of its users’ messages was covered by an exception under the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act, but Judge Hamilton says it has:

not offered a sufficient explanation of how the challenged practice falls within the ordinary course of its business.