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The Gambia v. Myanmar & Facebook

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24.09.2021

Eugene Volokh | 9.24.2021 1:11 AM

The opinion, handed down yesterday by Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui (D.D.C.) is too complex for me to summarize, but it's very interesting, and I thought I'd pass it along. Here's a brief excerpt from a story at Reuters (Poppy Mcpherson):

A U.S. federal judge has ordered Facebook … to release records of accounts connected to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar that the social media giant had shut down, rejecting its argument about protecting privacy as "rich with irony"….

Facebook had refused to release the data, saying it would violate a U.S. law barring electronic communication services from........

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