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Facebook loses appeal to block bulk search warrants

Case is part of a broader battle between govt, tech firms over the limits on law enforcement requests for data
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 05:50

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New York state's highest court dealt a blow to Facebook and other social media companies seeking to expand privacy protections on Tuesday, ruling that Facebook had no right to ask an appellate court to quash search warrants ordering the company to hand over information from hundreds of accounts in a disability fraud case.

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NEW York state's highest court dealt a blow to Facebook and other social media companies seeking to expand privacy protections on Tuesday, ruling that Facebook had no right to ask an appellate court to quash search warrants ordering the company to hand over information from

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