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In this data privacy class action, the court denied the defendant’s request to inspect the plaintiffs’ mobile devices.
In this alleged click-fraud case, the court concluded that a forensic inspection of the defendant’s devices was proportional to the needs of the case.
On appeal, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed, finding that the plaintiff’s failure to provide discovery justified the “last resort” sanction of dismissal.
Scope is the extent of discovery that the parties agree to provide in a case, determined both by FRCP 26(b)(1) and the individual case’s parameters.