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+ - Facebook posts mined for court case evidence->

Submitted by littlekorea
littlekorea (1656839) writes "Defense lawyers are increasingly gaining permission from U.S. courts to mine the private comments and postings on Facebook accounts to be used as evidence during trials. The first example — noted in Slashdot in September — has given way to an avalanche of new cases — and a worrying precedent that judges consider social networking content to be public data."
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