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Apple Collects Consumers’ Data Against Their Will Pennsylvania Class Action

In its second paragraph, the complaint for this Pennsylvania class action makes its allegations concisely, stating that “Apple unlawfully records and uses consumers’ personal information and activity on its consumer mobile devices and applications (‘apps’), even after consumers explicitly indicate through Apple’s mobile device settings that they do not want their data and information shared.”  Read more

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Even with Settings Off, Apple Collects Consumer Data Class Action

Apple, Inc. claims to respect individuals’ desire to keep their data private, purportedly offering them ways to turn off sharing on their iPads and iPhones. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Apple goes on to collect their information from those devices anyway.  Read more

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Facebook Pixel Collects Tax Filing Information Class Action

While this class action is yet another against Meta Platforms, Inc. that takes issue with the collection of information by its Facebook Pixel tracking tool, it highlights an area of alleged information collection that is even more concerning: tax preparation. The complaint alleges the Pixel “is being improperly used on the websites of financial services  Read more

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Twitter Anonymous Users’ Information Exposed Class Action

Twitter, Inc. runs a worldwide social media platform that the complaint for this class action calls “a digital, modern-day version of the public square.” Some users have chosen to remain anonymous in their use of Twitter, but the complaint alleges that a problem with Twitter’s application programming interface (API) in 2021 and 2022 permitted hackers  Read more

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Apple Collects User Data Despite Privacy Settings Class Action

Apple claims to have a concern for consumers’ privacy, and it offers users of its iPhone and iPad devices various settings that purport to keep their data from being shared. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Apple still collects the personal information and activity of those users, even after they have used  Read more

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Novant Sharing of Health Information with Meta Pixel Class Action

Medical information (also known as protected health information, or PHI) is supposed to be kept private, under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as other laws. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Meta Platforms, Inc. (formerly known as Facebook, Inc.) and Novant Health, Inc., alleging that Novant made  Read more

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Noom Wiretapping of Website Visitors Pennsylvania Class Action

Information is now the most-desired resource in the world, and companies have begun collecting all kinds of information on consumers—not just on their personal characteristics, but also on their engagement, behavior, and attitudes. The complaint for this class action alleges that Noom, Inc. gets detailed information through wiretapping, using Session Replay Code embedded in its  Read more

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ESPN Website Wiretaps Visitors with Oracle’s BlueKai Pennsylvania Class Action

The ESPN.com website is owned by the Walt Disney Company. The complaint for this class action alleges that Disney wiretaps the communications of the website’s visitors, with the help of Oracle America, Inc.’s BlueKai Pixel. BlueKai, the complaint claims, intercepts and records information about visitors and the moves they make at the website, in violation  Read more

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Abbott Laboratories Exposure of Patient Information California CMIA Class Action

This data breach class action concerns not a cyberattack but an email apparently sent out to hundreds of people who are patients of a certain medical group, containing too much information. The complaint alleges that Abbott Laboratories, by sending this email which disclosed medical information without the consent of the subjects, violated California’s Confidentiality of  Read more

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Sharp Healthcare Sharing of Patient Information with Meta Pixel Class Action

This class action alleges that Sharp Healthcare did not properly safeguard its patients’ personal and health information, but it’s not about a data breach; it’s about the Meta Pixel tracking tool the complaint alleges was installed on the Sharp Memorial Hospital’s patient appointment scheduling page, which transmits information to Meta Platforms, Inc.  Read more

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