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Cohen v Facebook: Facebook's Brief in Support of Demurrer

Cohen v Facebook: Facebook's Brief in Support of Demurrer

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MEMORANDUMOFPOINTSANDAUTHORITIESINSUPPORTOFDEFENDANTFACEBOOK,INC.
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DEMURRERTOPLAINTIFFS'COMPLAINT
Date:Time:Judge:Courtroom:March
17,2011
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DEMURRERTOPLAINTIFFS'CLASSACTIONCOMPLAINT-CASE
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ComplaintFiled:Aug.26,2010TrialDate:Notset
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TABLEOFCONTENTSPageINTRODUCTIONANDSUMMARYOFTHEARGUMENT1STATEMENTOFFACTS2LEGALSTANDARDS4ARGUMENT5
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Plaintiffs'ClaimsareBarredbytheFederalCommunicationsDecencyAct,
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U.S.C.§
2305B.
PlaintiffsFailtoStateaClaimunderCaliforniaCivilCodeSection33448
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Facebook'sre-publicationofthefactthataUserlikescertainproductsandservicesisnewsworthyandexemptundersection3344(d)9
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Thisconstructionofsection
3344
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doctrineofconstitutionalavoidance"123.TheComplaintfailstoallegefactsthatwouldsupporttheelementsofsection3344:12a.TheComplaintfailstoallegeanyinjury,12b.TheComplaintfailstoallegethatFacebookusesnamesorlikenessesforitsadvantage,commercialorotherwise
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c.TheComplaintfailstoallegethatpublication
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C.PlaintiffsFailtoStateaClaimforViolationoftheCaliforniaConstitutionalRighttoPrivacy
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Plaintiffsfailtoallegealegallyprotectedprivacyinterest.
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Plaintiffsfailtoallegeareasonableexpectationofprivacyinthecircumstances
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PlaintiffsFailtoStateaClaimforViolationofCaliforniaBusinessandProfessionsCodeSection
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TABLEOFAUTHORITIESPage
CASES
Abdul-Jabbar
v.
GeneralMotorsCorp.
85F.3d407(9thCir.1996)13
AnimalLegalDefenseFund
v.
Mendes,
160Cal.App.4th136(2008)17
Barrett
v.
Rosenthal,
40Cal.4th33(2006)5
Blatty
v.
NewYorkTimesCo.,
42Cal.3d1033(1986)12
Branzburg
v.
Hayes,
408U.S.665(1972)11
CaliforniansforDisabilityRights
v.
Mervyn's,LLC,
39Cal.4th223(2006):17
Camacho
v.
Auto.Clubo[S.Cal.,
142Cal.App.4th1394(2006)20
Carafanov.Metrosplash.com,Inc.,
339F.3d1119(9thCir.2003)5,8
Cel-TechCommc'ns.,Inc.
v.
LosAngelesCellularTel.Co.,
20Cal.4th163(1999)19,20
Daarv.YellowCabCo.,
67Cal.2d695(1967)13
Davis
v.
FordMotorCreditCo.LLC,
179Cal.App.4th581(2009)20
Delfinov.AgilentTech.,Inc.•
145Cal.App.4th790(2007)5,6
Dora
v.
FrontlineVideolnc.,
15Cal.App.4th536(1993),·.9
Downing
v.
Abercrombie
&
Fitch,
265F.3d994(9thCir.2001)13
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No.
BC444482

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