May 262010
 
 May 26, 2010  Posted by  Court, Online, Surveillance

Alexandria D’Angelo reports:

Facebook violated computer privacy law by using data mining “to automatically and without notice capture private information of its members” and post it on unaffiliated websites, a class action claims in Federal Court. The class claims Facebook’s new “Instant Personalization” program violated the Stored Communications Act.

Read more on Courthouse News.   The case is Rose v. Facebook, filed in U.S. District Court in Rhode Island.

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