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Facebook must turn over 2012 US FTC investigative requests, judge orders

By Amy Miller
  • 08 Jan 2020 19:02
  • 08 Jan 2020 19:30

Facebook will have to turn over documents from an eight-year-old US Federal Trade Commission investigation to consumers suing over the social network's policy of sharing personal data with third-party apps, a federal judge said.

US District Judge Vince Chhabria today said Facebook must give plaintiffs the FTC's evidence-request documents

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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