Lanier Unfriends Facebook

An interesting lawsuit was filed in Orange County (Calif.) Superior Court yesterday, accusing Facebook of violating California privacy laws.

 The claim brought by five plaintiffs, led by teenager Elisha Melkonian,, has received cursory media attention and was already dismissed at

What hasn’t yet been noted is that it’s Mark Lanier who’s bringing the lawsuit. Lanier is one of the best trial lawyers in the country, by anyone’s account, and a regular on the Lawdragon 500.

Oh, he’s also a regular on facebook, where both he and his firm have pages. and

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