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Facebook prevails in US tracking lawsuit

Tuesday 4 July 2017 | 09:27 CET | News
A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Facebook of tracking users' web browsing activity even after they logged out of the site, reports Reuters. The plaintiffs claimed that Facebook infringed federal and California privacy and wiretapping laws by storing cookies to track their browsing activity when they visited outside websites containing Facebook "like" buttons. However, US district judge Edward Davila in San Jose, California, dismissed the case because he said the plaintiffs failed to show that they had a reasonable expectation of privacy or suffered any realistic economic harm or

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Companies: Facebook
Countries: United States
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