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Headquarters for social networking company Facebook Inc. in Menlo Park California. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

A federal judge in California on Friday largely granted Facebook’s request to dismiss a shareholder derivative suit targeting the company’s directors over its alleged mishandling of users’ private data, finding that most claims could be dealt with in a similar dispute pending in Delaware Court of Chancery.

Ross Todd

Ross Todd is bureau chief of The Recorder in San Francisco. He writes about litigation in the Bay Area and around California. Contact Ross at rtodd@alm.com. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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