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Facebook Users Appeal Privacy Ruling, Report on Patient Privacy

October 2017

On September 18, 2017, Facebook users filed an appeal in the Ninth Circuit, asserting that a California district court erred in dismissing their proposed class action because they did not consent to Facebook’s gathering of their browsing data from several health websites. Smith et al. v. Facebook Inc. et al., 17-16206 (September 18, 2017).

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