Facebook needs a "probable cause" button.

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Are you proud to have lots of Facebook "friends?" Well, any one of them can give strangers, including the U.S. Government, access to your account. Your privacy settings won't completely bar access by strangers. In an August 10, 2012 decision, a federal judge in New York City ruled that the Feds can legally obtain access to your account through the cooperation of you "friends." Read on!

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Topics:  Facebook, Fourth Amendment, Probable Cause, Social Media

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Criminal Law Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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