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Apple and T-Mobile Allowed Access to Others’ Accounts Class Action

We want to believe that our personal devices are secure. But this class action brings suit against two major companies, Apple, Inc. and T-Mobile USA, Inc., alleging that each one permitted flaws in its systems that have allowed the disclosure of consumers’ information to third parties.  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposing Private Information
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Jornaya Recording of Keystrokes California Class Action

California residents have a right to privacy. The State Legislature passed the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA) in 1967, and the California Penal Code forbids the recording or wiretapping of communications without the consent of all parties. However, the complaint for this class action alleges Lead Intelligence, Inc., which does business as Jornaya, records  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, wiretapping
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ActiveProspect Recording of Keystrokes California Class Action

California’a State Legislature passed the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA) in 1967. The California Penal Code forbids the recording or wiretapping of communications without the consent of all parties to the communication. However, the complaint for this class action alleges ActiveProspect, Inc. records consumers’ keystrokes as they enter information on websites, without the notice  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, wiretapping
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CVS Pharmacy Unwanted Telemarketing Messages TCPA Class Action

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was designed to give consumers choice about who was allowed to contact them with telemarketing messages. The complaint claims that CVS Pharmacy, Inc. violates this law by sending telemarketing messages to consumer cell phones without first getting the cell phone owners’ prior express written consent.  Read more

Privacy
Unsolicited Text Messages, TCPA, Called Number on Do Not Call Registry
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Teminix Unwanted Cellular Telephone Calls TCPA Class Action

Terminix International Company, LP is “one of the largest pest control companies in the world[,]” according to the complaint for this class action. Unfortunately, the complaint also claims that Terminix violates the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in the way it seeks customers, calling them on their cell phones.  Read more

Privacy
Use of artificial or pre-recorded voice, TCPA, Failure to stop calling faxing or texting when requested
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Dow Jones Sharing of Wall Street Journal Subscriber Info Michigan Class Action

Companies can earn money selling information about their customers, and consumers are increasing uncomfortable with this. Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act (PPPA) tries to combat this. The complaint for this class action alleges that Dow Jones & Company, Inc. violated this law by selling information about subscribers to its Wall Street Journal.  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Sharing Personal Information with Third Parties, Collecting Personal Data Without Notice/Consent
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Connected SF Unwanted Text Messages TCPA Class Action

This complaint begins with a quotation from a 2015 document by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC): “Month after month, unwanted robocalls and texts, both telemarketing and informational, top the list of consumer complaints received by the [FCC].” The complaint alleges that MSTMA, Inc., which does business as Connected SF, adds to this burden of unwanted  Read more

Privacy
Use of Automatic-Capable Dialer, Unsolicited Text Messages, TCPA
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Circle K Employee Consumer Reports Violated Privacy FCRA Class Action

Employers, or prospective employers, may obtain consumer reports on employees and job applications only if they following the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Circle K Stores, Inc. obtained reports on both employees and job applicants but did not meet all the requirements of the  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Obtaining Reports Without Making Proper Disclosures, FCRA, Background Reports
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Zynga Exposure of Users’ PII Class Action

Zynga, Inc. had approximately 173 million separate accounts on the date of its recent data breach, September 12, 2019. The complaint for this class action claims that it’s bringing suit against the company “to secure redress against Zynga for their reckless and negligent violations of customer privacy rights” in connection with the data breach.  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Deloitte State Unemployment Portals Data Breach Class Action

As part of the federal government’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, rules for unemployment payments have temporarily changed. Deloitte Consulting, LLP contracted with a number of states to set up portals to administer the program. Unemployed individuals may use these portals to apply for unemployment payments and communicate with the officials for their state. Unfortunately,  Read more

Privacy
Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information