"The app steals your contact data and uploads it to a remote server before sending spam SMS messages to all your contacts, but the messages look like they are coming from you."
So facebook is malware now ?
I think this lawsuit was just like any other modern-day lawsuit; a lawyer saying "hey, let's make some money!"
Nice try at attacking lawyers but the ACCC is a fully funded government dept who's job is to enforce consumer rights and corporate industry regulations ie they don't care about the money.
The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood of bean counters. -- Alan Kay