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OpenTable Unwanted Text Messages TCPA Class Action

When Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), it found that “the evidence presented to the Congress indicates that automated or prerecorded calls are a nuisance and an invasion of privacy, regardless of the type of call…” The complaint for this class action brings suit against OpenTable, Inc. for sending out such nuisances, alleging  Read more

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Your Privacy, Use of Automatic-Capable Dialer, Unsolicited Text Messages, TCPA
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Elekta Ransomware Attack and Breach of Cancer Patient Data Class Action

Elekta, Inc. keeps data for cancer healthcare providers in a cloud-based data storage. This data includes personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI). This class action concerns a ransomware attack and data breach that allowed hackers access to Elekta’s cloud-based radiology software as well as to the information stored in Elekta’s systems. The  Read more

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Your Privacy, Ransomware Attack, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Home Depot Wiretaps Website Users California CIPA Class Action

This class action brings suit against Home Depot, Inc. for using “session replay” software to track the movements of visitors at its website. Is this wiretapping? The complaint claims that it is and that it violates the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA).  Read more

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Your Privacy, wiretapping, Recording Electronic Communications Without Consent
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Blackstone Transfer of Genetic Information Illinois GIPA Class Action

The Blackstone Group, Inc. acquired Ancestry.com DNA, LLC, a genetic testing company, in 2020. The complaint alleges that this involved “the illegal transfer of thousands if not millions of individuals’ genetic information to [Blackstone], a multi-billion-dollar private equity firm…” The law cited is Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA), an Illinois state law that the complaint  Read more

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Your Privacy, GIPA, Genetic Information
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Amazon Photos Unlawful Facial Scans Illinois BIPA Class Action

Biometric information is unique to each individual and cannot be replaced if it is compromised or stolen. In Illinois, the Biometric Information and Privacy Act (BIPA) attempts to regulate the collection and use of biometrics by private entities, but the complaint for this class action claims that Amazon.com, Inc. does not obey the law. The  Read more

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Your Privacy, Taking/Storing/Using Biometric Data, BIPA
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Bank of America Wiretapping Website Visitors FSCA Florida Class Action

What constitutes wiretapping? The complaint for this class action alleges that Bank of America, NA wiretaps the electronic communications of visitors to its website, bankofamerica.com, by recording their keystrokes, mouse, clicks, and so on. It brings suit under Florida’s Security of Communications Act (FSCA), which attempts to protect privacy rights.  Read more

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Your Privacy, wiretapping, FSCA
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ParkMobile Exposure of Users’ PII in Data Breach Class Action

ParkMobile, LLC and ParkMobile USA, Inc. offer parking-related services to consumers in the US. In order to become users, consumers must provide their personally identifiable information (PII) to ParkMobile and create accounts. The complaint alleges that ParkMobile failed to properly protect customers’ PII and permitted a data breach of its systems that compromised the information  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Leaders Life Insurance Failure to Protect PII Class Action

The complaint for this class action accuses, “Leaders Life [Insurance Company], which services over 700 agents and brokers, and 1,400 employer groups, is now among those companies which have failed to meet their obligation to protect the sensitive PII entrusted to them by their current and former customers. PII is personally identifiable information, which was  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information
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Quicken Loans Shares Delinquent Status in E-Mail Class Action

This class action brings suit against Quicken Loans, Inc. for an e-mail it sent out, informing customers that their accounts were delinquent. The complaint alleges that the e-mail was sent out to hundreds or thousands of other customers at the same time as it was sent to the plaintiff in this case, sharing the delinquent  Read more

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Your Privacy, Negligence, Breach of Confidentiality
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Trinity Health Patient Info Exposed Via Accellion FTP Class Action

This class action brings suit against Trinity Health Corporation for its failure to safeguard patient information. At its heart is the File Transfer Appliance (FTA) provided by vendor Accellion, used for the transfer of large files. Cybercriminals were able to exploit weaknesses in the FTA and download personal and protected health information belonging to Trinity’s  Read more

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Your Privacy, Exposure to cyber crime, Exposing Private Information