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ACLU fights warrants for political communications of Facebook users

WASHINGTON — Civil liberties lawyers are trying to block federal investigators from searching the Facebook accounts of local activists connected to protests of President Trump’s inauguration and for information the attorneys say would reveal the names of thousands of people ...

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Appeals court says Facebook friends aren’t always friends

MIAMI (AP) — Legally, Facebook friends aren’t necessarily your friends. That was the opinion from a Florida appeals court Wednesday. In a 10-page opinion, the court ruled that Miami-Dade Judge Beatrice Butchko doesn’t need to recuse herself because an attorney ...

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Facebook loses search warrant challenge in New York court

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Facebook has lost a legal fight against a New York City prosecutor who sought search warrants for hundreds of user accounts. The New York state Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that while the case raised ...

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Social Media Law: NY high court to rule on Facebook and warrants

Can Facebook and similar entities protect user data from sweeping government searches? On Tuesday, the New York Court of Appeals hears oral argument on this issue in the case of In re 381 Search Warrants Directed to Facebook, Inc. I ...

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