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Email Privacy Rights Upheld Against Google

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. §§ 2510, et seq., to scan its … Continue reading

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COURT CERTIFIES CLASS ACTION ON BEHALF OF PAPA JOHN’S CUSTOMERS WHO RECEIVED UNSOLICITED TEXT MESSAGES

Have you ever received unsolicited advertising in the form of a text message? These forms of solicitations may be illegal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) which restricts telephone solicitations and the use of automated telephone equipment. The TCPA … Continue reading

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“Predominance” Requirement Clarified in New Seventh Circuit Decision by Judge Posner

Sears customers alleged in a class action against Sears, Roebuck and Co. that their Kenmore-brand Sears washing machines had two defects.  One defect occurred in their front-loading “high efficiency” washing machines.  Because of the low volume of water used in … Continue reading

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