Facebook Inc. has moved to dismiss lawsuits brought over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, insisting that plaintiffs lawyers had turned the case into “little more than a broadside against Facebook’s business model.”

Plaintiffs have no injuries to establish standing to sue over “far-fetched legal theories,” according to Facebook’s motion, filed last month. Furthermore, the motion notes plaintiffs consented to allowing Facebook the use of their personal data when signing up for the social media site.

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