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Free Download: GreenbergTraurig Alert: ZIPing Towards Litigation — Has The California Supreme Court’s Newest Decision Opened The Floodgates?
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

The California Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion on February 10 holding that ZIP codes are "personal identification information" for purposes of the state's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1971, and therefore may not be recorded by... Read More

DLA Piper: California’s Privacy Statute Regulates California Companies, But Not Against Out-Of-State Plaintiffs: A Recent Decision, 2 Takeaways
Posted on 20 May 2014 by DLA Piper

By Perrie Michael Weiner , Anahit Tagvoryan and Esteban Morales Throughout 2013 and into the new year, the plaintiffs’ bar has continued to file a steady stream of privacy-related class action claims. With statutes such as California’s... Read More

Facebook Users File Amended Consolidated Digital Privacy Class Action - Free Complaint Download
Posted on 25 May 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Facebook users on May 23 filed an amended consolidated class action complaint in federal court here in the case In re: Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation (No. 5:12-md-02314-EJD, N.D. Calif. [San Jose]). The class action asserts... Read More

AbbeySpanier LLP: Email Privacy Rights Upheld Against Google
Posted on 27 Nov 2013 by Abbey Spanier

A district court in California joined a growing number of other courts in finding that Google may not hide behind the “ordinary course of business” exception found in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), 18 U.S.C... Read More

California Stores Face Lawsuits After ZIP Code Ruling
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Consumers have filed lawsuits against more than a dozen national retail chains operating in California since the state Supreme Court ruled it's illegal for clerks to ask customers for their ZIP codes. The high court unanimously... Read More

Friars Ask California High Court To Review Files Ruling
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The Franciscans have asked California's high court to review an appeals court decision ordering them to make public the confidential files of friars accused of sex abuse. Brian Brosnahan, an attorney for the Franciscans, says the... Read More

Alito Is Supreme Court's Lonely Voice On 1st Amendment
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Alone among his colleagues, Justice Samuel Alito chose privacy over free speech Wednesday in the Supreme Court's consideration of protests at military funerals. The picketers who showed up at the March 2006 funeral for Matthew... Read More

Supreme Court Says NASA Background Checks Can Continue
Posted on 19 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations even those who don't have security clearances and don't work on secret... Read More