Is the expectation of privacy by users of social networking Web sites such as MySpace and Facebook higher than it is for customers of common e-mail providers such as Microsoft and Comcast? A New Jersey judge weighed those questions and gave a preliminary answer: Without a particularized showing that the texts are relevant, the plaintiff's privacy interests prevail.
MySpace, Facebook Privacy Limits Tested in Emotional Distress Suit
New Jersey Law Journal
June 14, 2007