CVS Websites Visitor Actions Wiretapping by Foresee Replay Florida Class Action

Wiretapping used to mean listening in on telephone calls. Nowadays, there are many other ways to do it, including recording every move and keystroke to a visitor to a website. The complaint for this class action brings suit against Verint Systems, Inc. and Foresee Session Replay, Inc. for doing just that—recording information from consumer visits  Read more

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Flo Health Period Tracker Shares Private Information Class Action

The public is only just becoming aware of how far their private information may be spread without their having any knowledge of it. This class action brings suit against Flo Health, Inc. for sharing personal information with Google, Facebook, and other companies, which is then used for “targeted advertising and other commercial exploitation…”  Read more

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Classmates Use of Names and Likenesses to Sell Products Illinois Class Action

Some companies now offer images from the past and information that others may be willing to pay for—for example, Classmates Media Corporation and its parent company, PeopleConnect, Inc., who own the website www.classmates.com. The complaint alleges that the companies are breaking the law by using the information and likenesses of others without permission for commercial  Read more

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Premom Fertility App Alleged to Share User Information Class Action

Easy Healthcare Corporation offers a “Premom” app for women to download to their Android devices. Premom is intended to help women who are trying to get pregnant. Unfortunately, the complaint alleges that Easy shares their personal and location information “with at least three known Chinese third-party data collection entities.” The complaint alleges this is a  Read more

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Mazda “Wiretapping” of Website Vistors’ Moves California Class Action

What kind of information may a website gather on visitors without their knowledge or consent? At what point does this become an invasion of privacy? The complaint for this class action alleges that Mazda Motor of America, Inc., Lead Intelligence (which does business as Jornaya), and Mouseflow, Inc. perform what the complaint claims is wiretapping  Read more

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Ancestry.com Use of People’s Images Without Permission California Class Action

In general, companies aren’t allowed to use people’s likenesses without permission to promote their own products or services. The complaint for this class action alleges that Ancestry.com companies (including Ancestry.com, Inc, Ancestry.com, LLC, and Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.) permit access to its “US School Yearbooks, 1900 to 1999” database and the images and information in it  Read more

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Ring Video Cameras Collection and Use of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Ring, LLC sells video doorbells, which the complaint for this class action calls “‘smart doorbells’ that allow homeowners … to see, hear, and speak to visitors from the homeowners’ phone, tablet, and PC.” Now, the complaint claims, Ring has filed a patent application “that describes an advanced system of facial recognition” that would allow law  Read more

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Google Collection and Use of Android Users’ Data Class Action

Consumers are becoming more protective of their private data. This class action has been brought against Google, LLC and its parent company, Alphabet, Inc. for their alleged “monitoring, collection, and misuse of Plaintiff’s and Class members’ sensitive personal data without obtaining meaningful consent or providing adequate disclosures as required by law.”  Read more

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Amazon Use of Facial Recognition Data BIPA Illinois Class Action

A number of tech companies are vying to be first in facial recognition. This technology offers a lucrative opportunity, but it also raises questions about individuals’ privacy. The complaint for this class action alleges that Amazon.com, Inc., in its efforts to succeed in this market, has violated Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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Microsoft Use of Facial Recognition Data BIPA Illinois Class Action

Facial recognition is an up-and-coming area of technology that both offers companies a potentially lucrative business and raises questions about individuals’ privacy. The complaint for this class action alleges that Microsoft Corporation, in its efforts to succeed in this market, has violated Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).  Read more

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