California Discloses Facebook Probe, Sues for Documents

California's attorney general disclosed an ongoing probe into Facebook's privacy practices, as it sued the company over its repeated refusal to turn over documents and answer questions.

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(AP) – California’s attorney general disclosed an ongoing probe into Facebook’s privacy practices Wednesday, as it sued the company over its repeated refusal to turn over documents and answer questions. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said his probe has been going on for more than a year. He said he was disclosing it now because his office was making a public court filing to force the company to comply with subpoenas and requests for information.…

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