Facebook's response was that the suit was invalid as all users agree to California as venue and jurisdiction when they click "Accept" after their eyes glaze over scrolling through the Terms of Service. But this is Europe, and anyone who's been keeping up with tech news knows how ready and willing Europe is to fight this fight.
Facebook will have to face a censorship lawsuit over a 19th century oil masterpiece of a woman's vulva. The teacher is only asking for €20,000 (or about $22,500) in damages, but a lot more is at stake -- after all, if France's censorship laws apply, why not Britain's horrific libel laws? Why not the whims of a dictator?