Campbell et al v. Facebook Inc. Featured Case

Plaintiffs Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley are filing a class-action lawsuit against Facebook for alleged violations of federal and state privacy laws. According to the complaint, Facebook systematically intercepts users' messages in order to mine user data for sharing with third parties – namely, advertisers, marketers, and other data aggregators.

Plaintiff: Matthew Campbell and Michael Hurley
Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Case Number: 5:2013cv05996
Filed: December 30, 2013
Court: California Northern District Court
Office: Oakland Office
County: XX US, Outside State
Presiding Judge: Phyllis J. Hamilton
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions
Cause of Action: 28:1331
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

Docket Report

We have record of the following docket entries for this case:

Date Filed#Document Text
March 27, 2015 64 MOTION for Hearing Plaintiffs' Request for Discovery Conference filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order [Proposed] Order)(Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 3/27/2015)
March 13, 2015 63 Featured Case ORDER RE REFERRAL FOR DISCOVERY re Case Referred to Magistrate Judge for Discovery. Signed by Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James on 3/13/2015. (rmm2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/13/2015) (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/13/2015: # 1 Standing Order - Discovery) (rmm2S, COURT STAFF).
March 13, 2015 CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James for Discovery (ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/13/2015)
March 12, 2015 62 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton: Case Management Conference held on 3/12/2015. Motions due by 10/14/2015.Court Reporter: Not Reported. (napS, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 3/12/2015)
March 12, 2015 61 NOTICE of Appearance by David Taylor Rudolph (Rudolph, David) (Filed on 3/12/2015)
March 5, 2015 60 JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT BY PLAINTIFFS AND DEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC., filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour, Facebook Inc.. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 3/5/2015) Modified on 3/6/2015 (vlkS, COURT STAFF).
February 23, 2015 CASE REFERRED to Private ADR. (nap, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/23/2015)
February 23, 2015 59 Featured Case STIPULATION AND ORDER SELECTING ADR PROCESS (Private Mediation) by Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 55 Stipulation selecting Mediation.(nap, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/23/2015)
February 19, 2015 58 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options David Shadpour (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 2/19/2015)
February 19, 2015 57 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options Michael Hurley (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 2/19/2015)
February 19, 2015 56 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options Matthew Campbell (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 2/19/2015)
February 19, 2015 55 STIPULATION and Proposed Order selecting Mediation by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 2/19/2015)
February 19, 2015 54 ADR Certification (ADR L.R. 3-5 b) of discussion of ADR options (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 2/19/2015)
February 6, 2015 53 ANSWER to Amended Complaint; Jury Demand byFacebook Inc.. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 2/6/2015) Modified on 2/9/2015 (cpS, COURT STAFF).
February 2, 2015 52 CLERK'S NOTICE CONTINUING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. You are hereby notified that the February 26, 2015 case management conference is continued to March 12, 2015. Joint Case Management Statement due by 3/5/2015. Case Management Conference set for 3/12/2015 02:00 PM. (THIS IS A TEXT ONLY DOCKET ENTRY, THERE IS NO DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE) (napS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/2/2015)
January 21, 2015 51 Order by Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 49 Motion for Pro Hac Vice for David Slade.(napS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/21/2015)
January 20, 2015 50 EXHIBITS re 49 MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice David F. Slade ( Filing fee $ 305, receipt number 0971-9219496.) filed byMatthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Related document(s) 49 ) (Slade, David) (Filed on 1/20/2015)
January 20, 2015 49 MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice David F. Slade ( Filing fee $ 305, receipt number 0971-9219496.) filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Slade, David) (Filed on 1/20/2015)
December 30, 2014 48 STIPULATION TO EXTEND TIME TO ANSWER PLAINTIFFS CONSOLIDATED AMENDED COMPLAINT re 25 Amended Complaint filed by Facebook Inc. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 12/30/2014) Modified on 12/31/2014 (kcS, COURT STAFF).
December 30, 2014 47 NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF CERTAIN COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC. by Joshua Aaron Jessen. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 12/30/2014) Modified on 12/31/2014 (kcS, COURT STAFF).
December 30, 2014 46 NOTICE of Appearance by Ashley Marie Rogers (Rogers, Ashley) (Filed on 12/30/2014)
December 26, 2014 45 Transcript of Proceedings from 10/1/2014 before Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton. Court Reporter Raynee H. Mercado, CSR, Telephone number 510-502-6175, cacsr8258@gmail.com, raynee_mercado@cand.uscourts.gov. Per General Order No. 59 and Judicial Conference policy, this transcript may be viewed only at the Clerks Office public terminal or may be purchased through the Court Reporter until the deadline for the Release of Transcript Restriction.After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Any Notice of Intent to Request Redaction, if required, is due no later than 5 business days from date of this filing. (Re 40 Transcript Order, 41 Transcript Order ) Release of Transcript Restriction set for 3/26/2015. (Related document(s) 40 , 41 ) (rhm) (Filed on 12/26/2014) Modified on 12/29/2014 (oh, COURT STAFF).
December 24, 2014 44 CLERK'S NOTICE SETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. You are hereby notified that a case management conference will be held on February 26, 2015. Joint Case Management Statement due by 2/19/2015. Case Management Conference set for 2/26/2015 02:00 PM. (THIS IS A TEXT ONLY DOCKET ENTRY, THERE IS NO DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE)(nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/24/2014)
December 23, 2014 43 Featured Case ORDER by Judge Hamilton granting in part and denying in part 29 Motion to Dismiss (pjhlc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/23/2014)
October 9, 2014 42 STIPULATION Regarding Judicially Noticeable Documents filed by Facebook Inc. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 10/9/2014) Modified on 10/10/2014 (vlkS, COURT STAFF). Modified on 10/10/2014 (kk, COURT STAFF).
October 1, 2014 41 TRANSCRIPT ORDER by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour for Court Reporter Raynee Mercado. (Gardner, Melissa) (Filed on 10/1/2014)
October 1, 2014 40 TRANSCRIPT ORDER by Facebook Inc. for Court Reporter Raynee Mercado. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 10/1/2014)
October 1, 2014 39 Minute Entry: Motion Hearing held on 10/1/2014 before Phyllis J. Hamilton (Date Filed: 10/1/2014) re 29 MOTION to Dismiss Consolidated Amended Complaint filed by Facebook Inc.. (Court Reporter Raynee Mercado.) (nah, COURT STAFF) (Date Filed: 10/1/2014)
September 22, 2014 38 Featured Case STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3.d filed byFacebook Inc.. (Related document(s) 35 ) (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 9/22/2014)
September 4, 2014 37 CLERK'S NOTICE CONTINUING HEARING ON DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS. You are hereby notified that the September 17, 2014 hearing is continued to October 1, 2014, Set/Reset Deadlines as to 29 MOTION to Dismiss Consolidated Amended Complaint. Motion Hearing set for 10/1/2014 09:00 AM before Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton. (THIS IS A TEXT ONLY DOCKET ENTRY, THERE IS NO DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS NOTICE)(nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/4/2014)
August 28, 2014 36 Reply in Support of re 33 Request For Judicial Notice In Support Of Its Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Consolidated Amended Complaint by Facebook Inc.. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 8/28/2014) Modified on 8/29/2014 (vlkS, COURT STAFF).
August 28, 2014 35 REPLY (re 29 MOTION to Dismiss Consolidated Amended Complaint ) filed byFacebook Inc.. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 8/28/2014)
August 19, 2014 34 NOTICE of Recent Decision by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Gardner, Melissa) (Filed on 8/19/2014) Modified on 8/20/2014 (kcS, COURT STAFF).
July 30, 2014 33 RESPONSE (re 30 Request For Judicial Notice ) filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 7/30/2014) Modified on 7/31/2014 (vlkS, COURT STAFF).
July 30, 2014 32 Request for Judicial Notice re 31 Opposition/Response to Motion, filed byMatthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Related document(s) 31 ) (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 7/30/2014)
July 30, 2014 31 RESPONSE (re 29 MOTION to Dismiss Consolidated Amended Complaint ) filed byMatthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Michael W. Sobol, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D)(Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 7/30/2014)
June 17, 2014 30 Request for Judicial Notice re 29 MOTION to Dismiss Consolidated Amended Complaint filed byFacebook Inc.. (Related document(s) 29 ) (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 6/17/2014)
June 17, 2014 29 MOTION to Dismiss Consolidated Amended Complaint filed by Facebook Inc.. Motion Hearing set for 9/17/2014 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Oakland before Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton. Responses due by 7/30/2014. Replies due by 8/28/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Jeremy Jordan and Exhibits, # 2 Proposed Order Granting Motion to Dismiss)(Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 6/17/2014)
June 11, 2014 28 Certificate of Interested Entities by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 6/11/2014)
June 9, 2014 27 Featured Case STIPULATION AND ORDER SETTING BRIEFING SCHEDULE AND HEARING DATE FOR DEFENDANT'S MOTION TO DISMISS by Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 26 Stipulation.(nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/9/2014)
June 6, 2014 26 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER SETTING BRIEFING SCHEDULE AND HEARING DATE FOR DEFENDANT FACEBOOK, INC.'S MOTION TO DISMISS PLAINTIFFS' CONSOLIDATED AMENDED COMPLAINT filed by Facebook Inc.. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 6/6/2014) Modified on 6/9/2014 (vlkS, COURT STAFF).
April 25, 2014 25 CONSOLIDATED AMENDED CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT with Jury Demand, against Facebook Inc.. Filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley, David Shadpour. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 4/25/2014) Modified on 4/28/2014 (jlmS, COURT STAFF).
April 15, 2014 24 Order by Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 18 Motion to Consolidate Cases.(nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/15/2014)
April 11, 2014 23 REPLY (re 18 MOTION to Consolidate Cases 13-CV-05996 and 14-CV-00307 ) Plaintiffs Reply in Support of Motion to Consolidate Related Actions and Appoint Interim Class Counsel filed byMatthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 4/11/2014)
April 4, 2014 22 RESPONSE (re 18 MOTION to Consolidate Cases 13-CV-05996 and 14-CV-00307 ) Defendant Facebook, Inc.'s Response to Plaintiffs' Motion to Consolidate Related Actions and Appoint Interim Counsel filed byFacebook Inc.. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 4/4/2014)
March 26, 2014 21 Letter from Nicholas Diamand re Dckt Nos.19 & 20. (Diamand, Nicholas) (Filed on 3/26/2014)
March 26, 2014 20 Renotice motion hearing re 18 MOTION to Consolidate Cases 13-CV-05996 and 14-CV-00307 13-5996 PJH 19 > 20 Correction of filing error of Docket No. 19 filed byMatthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. Motion Hearing set for 5/7/2014 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Oakland before Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton. Responses due by 4/7/2014. Replies due by 4/14/2014. (Related document(s) 18 ) (Diamand, Nicholas) (Filed on 3/26/2014)
March 24, 2014 19 MOTION to Consolidate Cases and Appoint Interim Counsel filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. Motion Hearing set for 5/7/2014 09:00 AM in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Oakland before Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton. Responses due by 4/7/2014. Replies due by 4/14/2014. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 3/24/2014)
March 21, 2014 18 MOTION to Consolidate Cases 13-CV-05996 and 14-CV-00307 filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. Responses due by 4/4/2014. Replies due by 4/11/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Michael W. Sobol, # 2 Exhibit A to Sobol Declaration, # 3 Declaration Hank Bates, # 4 Exhibit A to Bates Declaration, # 5 Declaration Jeremy Lieberman, # 6 Exhibit A to Lieberman Declaration, # 7 Proposed Order)(Gardner, Melissa) (Filed on 3/21/2014)
March 11, 2014 17 Featured Case STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING PLAINTIFFS' FILING OF CONSOLIDATED AMENDED COMPLAINT AND RELATED CASE DEADLINES AS MODIFIED BY THE COURT by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton granting (16) Stipulation in case 4:13-cv-05996-PJH; granting (12) Stipulation in case 4:14-cv-00307-PJH (nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/11/2014)
March 6, 2014 16 STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER Regarding Plaintiffs' Filing Of Consolidated Amended Complaint And Related Case Deadlines, filed by Facebook Inc., Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 3/6/2014) Modified on 3/7/2014 (jlmS, COURT STAFF).
February 3, 2014 15 Featured Case ORDER RELATING CASE by Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 14 Motion to Relate Case. C 13-5996 PJH AND C 14-307 PSG ARE RELATED. (nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/3/2014)
January 29, 2014 14 MOTION to Relate Case filed by Facebook Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B)(Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 1/29/2014)
January 15, 2014 13 STIPULATION To Extend Time For Defendant Facebook, Inc. To Answer Or Otherwise Respond To Class Action Complaint filed by Facebook Inc.. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 1/15/2014)
January 15, 2014 12 Certificate of Interested Entities by Facebook Inc. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 1/15/2014)
January 15, 2014 11 NOTICE of Appearance by Joshua Aaron Jessen Notice Of Appearance Of Counsel For Defendant Facebook, Inc. (Jessen, Joshua) (Filed on 1/15/2014)
January 10, 2014 10 Order by Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 8 Motion for Pro Hac Vice for Rachel Geman.(nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/10/2014)
January 10, 2014 9 Order by Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton granting 7 Motion for Pro Hac Vice for Nicholas Diamand.(nahS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/10/2014)
January 7, 2014 8 MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 305, receipt number 0971-8276841.) filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing)(Geman, Rachel) (Filed on 1/7/2014)
January 7, 2014 7 MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 305, receipt number 0971-8276892.) filed by Matthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing)(Diamand, Nicholas) (Filed on 1/7/2014)
January 7, 2014 6 Summons Issued as to Facebook Inc.. (vlkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/7/2014)
January 6, 2014 5 Proposed Summons. (Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 1/6/2014)
December 30, 2013 4 Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 3/27/2014. Case Management Conference set for 4/3/2014 02:00 PM. (jlmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/30/2013)
December 30, 2013 3 Featured Case ORDER, Case reassigned to Hon. Phyllis J. Hamilton. Hon. Jeremy Fogel no longer assigned to the case.. Signed by Executive Committee on 12/30/13. (ha, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/30/2013)
December 30, 2013 2 Case assigned to Hon. Jeremy Fogel. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening.Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. (ha, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/30/2013)
December 30, 2013 1 COMPLAINT against Facebook Inc. ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-8262200.). Filed byMatthew Campbell, Michael Hurley. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Sobol, Michael) (Filed on 12/30/2013)

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Plaintiff: Matthew Campbell
Represented By: Hank Bates(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Allen Carney(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Nicholas Diamand(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Melissa Ann Gardner(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Rachel Geman(Designation Retained)
Represented By: David F. Slade(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Michael W. Sobol
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Plaintiff: Michael Hurley
Represented By: Hank Bates(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Allen Carney(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Nicholas Diamand(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Melissa Ann Gardner(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Rachel Geman(Designation Retained)
Represented By: David F. Slade(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Michael W. Sobol
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Defendant: Facebook Inc.
Represented By: Christopher Chorba(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Joshua Aaron Jessen
Represented By: Jeana Marie Bisnar Maute(Designation Retained)
Represented By: Jessica S. Ou(Designation Retained)
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