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Privacy claims over Meta's Pixel tracker likely to survive 'in some form,' US judge says

Patients claiming that Meta Platform’s Pixel tracker illegally intercepted protected sensitive medical information to target ads won’t get expedited discovery, US District Judge William H. Orrick in San Francisco said today.
But they will have an extra month to file a consolidated complaint, Orrick said during a case management conference.

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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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