Tapp v. New York State Urban Dev. Corp., No. 9131N, 2013 WL 3622969 (N.Y. App. Div. Jan. 31, 2013)

Key Insight: Lower court ?correctly determined that plaintiff?s mere possession and utilization of a Facebook account is an insufficient basis to compel plaintiff to provide access to the account or to have the court conduct an in camera inspection? and that ?to warrant discovery, defendants must establish a factual predicate for their request by identifying relevant information in plaintiff?s Facebook account?

Nature of Case: Personal Injury

Electronic Data Involved: Facebook

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