Court: Consumer Must Seek Disclosure For Injury Under 'Shine The Light' Law

Court: Consumer Must Seek Disclosure For Injury Under 'Shine The Light' Law

LOS ANGELES - Under California's "shine the light" (STL) privacy law, consumers must actually try to request the required disclosures before an injury exists; a company's failure to provide contact information alone does not suffice, a state appeals court held Dec. 19 in affirming dismissal of California unfair competition law (UCL) claims (David Boorstein v. CBS Interactive Inc., No. B247472, Calif. App., 2nd Dist.).

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