UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION
March 30, 2012
ANGEL FRALEY, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
FACEBOOK, INC., A CORPORATION; AND DOES 1-100, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Paul S. Grewal United States Magistrate Judge
For the Northern District of California United States District Court
ORDER REGARDING MID- DEPOSITION DISPUTE (Re: Docket No. 105)
On March 28, 2012, the parties contacted the court regarding a dispute that had arisen 16 during the deposition of plaintiffs' former, proposed class representative, Angel Fraley.*fn1 Based on 17 the arguments presented during a telephonic hearing, 18 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that defendant may inquire into the witness' reasons for clicking "Like" on web pages of a political nature. Plaintiffs' argument that the questions posed 20 were unduly intrusive and in violation of the witness' right to privacy is unpersuasive under the 21 broad relevance standard set by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(b) and in light of the court's February 21, 2012 22 order denying Plaintiffs' motion for a protective order.*fn2