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Judge Advances Cambridge Analytica Case Against Facebook

A federal judge is allowing a wide swath of the consumer litigation accusing Facebook Inc. of unlawfully sharing user information with third parties to move forward. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria on Monday largely turned back a request from Facebook’s lawyers at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher to dismiss claims filed in the wake of the company’s Cambridge Analytica scandal. Chhabria wrote that arguments from Facebook’s lawyers that users cannot claim a “legitimate privacy interest” in information made available to friends on social media “could not be more wrong.” “When you share sensitive information with a limited audience (especially when you’ve made clear that you intend your audience to be limited), you retain privacy rights and can sue someone for violating them,” Chhabria wrote.

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