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Reuters reports New York’s Court of Appeals voted 7–0 that a user’s Facebook photos or other relevant information could be included in a court’s discovery, even if they are restricted from public view by a user’s particular privacy settings. Despite noting the “significant controversy� over what constitutes private information on Facebook, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore wrote, “Some materials on a Facebook account may fairly be characterized as private,� adding, “but even private materials may be subject to discovery if they are relevant.� The decision reinstates a trial judge’s ruling involving the discovery of a user’s Facebook photos as evidence in a case. 
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