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Facebook users sue
Violated consumer privacy laws
A group of Facebook users filed a civil lawsuit which claims the social notworking site has broken California consumer privacy laws.
Five users want a jury trial, as well as damages and attorneys' fees. Two of the plaintiffs are described as two children younger than 13. The other three are a user of the original Facebook, a professional photographer, and an actress and model.
What has miffed them is that Facebook has been giving private information to third parties for commercial purposes. A Facebook spokesman declined to comment on the specifics of the lawsuit other than to say, "We see no merit to this suit and we plan to fight it."