On May 8, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement agreement with Myspace following allegations that the company made deceptive statements regarding its information sharing practices and falsely claimed to comply with the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework.
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A federal district court in California recently quashed a civil subpoena for private messages sent through Facebook and MySpace, but found that more evidence regarding the plaintiff’s privacy settings was needed to determine whether his wall posts and comments should be similarly protected.

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