|Grant Woods, a Valley lawyer and former state Attorney General, filed a federal complaint against Facebook this week on behalf of plaintiff Sharon Beatty -- who happens to be his secretary.|
"Hey, Sharon, want to file a lawsuit against Facebook?"
We imagine that a conversation that included that line might have taken place last week between former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods
and his executive assistant, Sharon Beatty.
Beatty, we've come to find out, is the Scottsdale woman acting as a plaintiff
in one of several federal complaints filed this week against Facebook. And Woods, her boss, is her attorney in the case.
The complaints allege that Facebook owes users money after sneakily obtaining Web browsing histories while users were logged off the social media site. Facebook claims the data collection was a glitch.
Facebook spokesman Andrew Noyes writes to New Times
today, "We believe this complaint is without merit and we will fight it vigorously." More »