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Legal Loop: Facebook, privacy settings and spoliation

Once again, social media and the law collide, this time in the Western District of New York.  In March, United States Magistrate Judge Marian Payson handed down a decision in Thurmond v. Bowman, 2016 WL 1295957 addressing allegations that the plaintiff should be sanctioned for spoliation after revising the privacy settings to her Facebook account. Two ...