Facebook Inc. v. Touchstone

(California Court of Appeal) – Granting a petition for writ of mandate in the case of a criminal defendant awaiting trial on the charge of attempted murder who sought the Facebook posts of the victim directing the respondent superior court to vacate its order denying Facebook’s motion to quash subpeonas duces tecum and vacate order allowing subpeona duces tecum and enter a new order granting the petitioner’s motion because the Stored Communications Act prohibits electronic communications service providers from knowingly divulging the contents of a communication and no exception applied.