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Bumble Collection and Sharing of User Information Class Action

Bumble, the dating app, collects many kinds of information from users—including some that they may not be aware it’s collecting. This class action brings suit against Bumble, Inc. and its asset Buzz Holdings, LP, alleging that they collect private information on users, including biometric information, and share it with other parties without their consent. The  Read more

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Kiplinger Disclosure of Personal Reading Information Michigan Class Action

Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc. publish the magazine Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company also shares information about its subscribers, leading to barrages of unwanted junk mail and violating Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act (PPPA).  Read more

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Publishers Clearing House Making Money from Purchaser Info California Class Action

How does Publishers Clearing House, Inc. (PCH) make its money? The complaint for this class action alleges that it makes at least some of it through selling or renting mailing lists containing subscriber information, including names, addresses, gender, information about products purchased, and other Personal Identifying Transactional Data. It sells this information to data aggregators,  Read more

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Meredith Making Money from Subscribers’ Private Info Washington Class Action

Meredith Corporation is an international media company that publishes many familiar magazines, including Better Home and Gardens, People, Sports Illustrated, and Southern Living. But it may not make all of its revenue by selling magazines. The complaint for this class action alleges that Meredith also shares the information of its subscribers, including their gender, ethnicity,  Read more

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Zoom Privacy and “Zoom Bombing” Litigation Settlement

This settlement resolves multiple class actions against Zoom Video Communications, Inc. The complaints alleged that Zoom (1) shared user information with third parties without authorization via software development kits install in the Zoom application, (2) shared user information with third parties without authorization through third-party apps that can be run on the Zoom platform, (3)  Read more

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Mason Companies Sale of Customer Information California Class Action

Mason Companies, Inc. sells a wide range of goods, from shoes and clothing to bedding to electronics. But the complaint for this class action alleges it sells something else as well: customer information, or Personally Identifying Transactional Data, which is offered to data aggregators, data cooperatives, list brokers, aggressive marketing companies, and so on without  Read more

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Mass General Brigham Collection of Users’ Internet Data Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against Mass General Brigham, Inc., formerly Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and Mass General owned-and-operated providers, for their alleged collection, use, and sharing of its website users’ information without proper notice or consent. The complaint claimed that the websites use third-part website analytics, tools, cookies, pixels, and  Read more

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TikTok User Privacy Settlement

This settlement resolves a class action against TikTok, Inc. (formerly known as Musical.ly), ByteDance, Inc., Musical.ly, and Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. Ltd. The complaint alleged that the company collected and used the personal date of its users, without adequate notice or consent, personal data in connected with the use of the app.  Read more

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Meredith Use of Magazine Subscribers’ Information California Class Action

Meredith Corporation is responsible for some of the most popular magazines in the country, including Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, People, Sports Illustrated, and Southern Living. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Meredith doesn’t make money just from selling magazines; instead, it claims, the company also makes money from disclosing subscriber  Read more

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Keystone Credit Sharing of Debt Information Pennsylvania FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) limits the people with whom a debt collector may communicate about a consumer debt. This class action brings suit against Keystone Credit Services, LLC, claiming that it uses third-party mail vendors to send out debt collection letters, and that the communication of debt information that must appear in  Read more

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