Plaintiffs claim social network’s ‘scraping’ of information including call recipients and duration violates privacy and competition law

Facebook is facing a class action lawsuit over the revelations that it logged text messages and phone calls via its smartphone apps.

In the lawsuit filed in Facebook’s home of the northern district of California, the primary plaintiff, John Condelles III, states that the social network’s actions “presents several wrongs, including a consumer bait-and-switch, an invasion of privacy, wrongful monitoring of minors and potential attacks on privileged communications” such as those between doctor and patient.

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