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District Of Arizona Grants CenturyLink's Spokeo Motion In FCRA Class Case
The District of Arizona recently granted a Spokeo motion filed by CenturyLink, holding that plaintiff Lydia Bultemeyer lacked standing to bring a purported class action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
United States
14 Mar 2017
TCPA Case Survives Spokeo Motion To Dismiss
On October 19, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico denied defendants' motion to dismiss a TCPA putative class action on Spokeo grounds.
United States
7 Nov 2016
Lyft Avoids FCRA Class Action On Spokeo Grounds
Lyft Inc. avoided a putative background screening class action over alleged privacy violations on Spokeo grounds last week.
United States
20 Oct 2016
TCPA Case Dismissed On Spokeo Reasoning
The District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted a motion to dismiss in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case based on the Supreme Court's decision in Spokeo, finding that the plaintiff failed to put forth evidence proving an injury-in-fact.
United States
7 Sep 2016
Sprint Agrees To Individual Settlement In Proposed Background Screening Class Action
Earlier this month, Sprint settled, on an individual basis, a proposed FCRA class action accusing the telecommunications provider of asking consumers to waive privacy rights in its consumer disclosure forms.
United States
2 Sep 2016
CFPB Files Amicus Brief Before Ninth Circuit In Spokeo
On May 16, the Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins found that the Ninth Circuit had not adequately addressed whether the named plaintiff had sufficiently alleged a "concrete" injury in connection with his putative FCRA...
United States
2 Aug 2016
$4.5 Million TCPA Class Action Settlement Preliminarily Approved In California Federal Court
On July 1, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted plaintiffs' motion for preliminary approval of a $4.5 million class action settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case.
United States
14 Jul 2016
ALJ Delivers Blow To FTC's Authority To Bring Data Breach Actions Under Unfairness Prong
On November 13, 2015, an administrative law judge dismissed the Federal Trade Commission's action against LabMD...
United States
26 Nov 2015
ABA 2015 Legal Technology Survey: Security Breaches At Law Firms On The Rise
The American Bar Association released its 2015 Legal Technology Survey last week with one of the main takeaways being that companies and their law firm partners need closer cooperation to improve information security.
United States
13 Oct 2015
CFPB Director Cordray Defends Consumer Data Collection Practice
On Wednesday, July 15, CFPB Director Richard Cordray assured the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, as well as the public, that data collected by the CFPB could not be used to personally identify any consumer.
United States
22 Jul 2015
FCC Issues Sweeping Order Expanding Reach Of The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") enacted major changes and clarifications to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 ("TCPA").
United States
16 Jul 2015
FTC Issues "Start With Security" Guidance Aimed At Helping Businesses Avoid A Data Breach
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released a new guidance entitled "Start with Security," intended to assist businesses in improving their data security practices.
United States
14 Jul 2015
FCC Passes New Declaratory Rule Clarifying And Interpreting Multiple, Key Provisions Of The TCPA In A Manner That Is Generally Unfavorable To Defendants
On June 18, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted 3-2 to approve an order that promises to have major and negative impacts on companies who use modern telephone technology to text and call consumers.
United States
23 Jun 2015
TCPA Defendant Asks Supreme Court To Decide Whether Complete Individual Offer Of Judgment Moots Putative Class Action Case
Advertising agency Campbell-Ewald Co. began sending text messages through its subcontractor, MindMatic LLC, in 2006 as part of a Navy-approved effort to tap new technologies in recruitment campaigns, the company says.
United States
27 Apr 2015
FTC’s Annual Summary Highlights Focus On Data Security
The FTC's summary highlights not only the "aggressive law enforcement activities" of the previous year, but also the FTC's anticipation of a more robust partnership with the CFPB in 2015.
United States
3 Mar 2015
Health Care Services Provider Obtains Dismissal Of FCRA Lawsuit Over Potential Consequences Of Data Breach Due To Plaintiff’s Lack Of Standing
After reviewing the state of the law regarding standing for informational injuries and related issues of causation, the court ruled that the plaintiff lacked standing to pursue her claims under the FCRA.
United States
25 Feb 2015
Seventh Circuit Hears Class Action Suit Against Neiman Marcus Over Data Breach
On January 23, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in a class action suit against Neiman Marcus Group LLC over the alleged 2013 hack.
United States
9 Feb 2015
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