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A New York state court ruled Tuesday that Facebook must comply with search warrants from New York prosecutors for information on 381 users

As per the court’s decision, Facebook cannot challenge prosecutors’ search warrants, which demanded the users’ photos, private messages and account data. Individual defendants can challenge a warrant and move for their data to be suppressed by the court, but only after prosecutors receive the evidence

The ruling applies to 381 search warrants served by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office in 2013 seeking information on users suspected of Social Security fraud — the largest number of search warrants Facebook has ever received at once. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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