A California federal magistrate judge has once again
dismissed a proposed consumer class action against Postmates
Inc, rejecting allegations that the company contracted with a
marketing agent that sent unsolicited text messages advertising
its delivery service.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said it will consider
what constitutes an automatic telephone dialing system under a
federal robocall law, granting a petition by Facebook Inc to
hear the case.
Advocacy groups, trade associations and others weighed in
this week on a U.S. Supreme Court case that could limit the
scope of a federal computer fraud law enacted long before the
modern internet age.
Former TiVo Corp chief intellectual property officer Arvin
Patel is taking a new role with Intellectual Ventures, the
patent licensing and monetization company announced Thursday.
A Maine federal judge dealt a blow Tuesday to industry
groups that hoped to invalidate a state law preventing internet
service providers from using or selling customers' personal
information without consent.
Facebook Inc is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on
the definition of an automatic telephone dialing system (ATDS)
under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in light of the high
court's recent decision in a separate case brought under the
federal robocall law and a deepened split among U.S. courts of
A Minnesota federal judge has granted a bid by subsidiaries
of education company Pearson to dismiss a lawsuit brought over a
data breach that resulted in the unauthorized access of personal
information from 13,000 school and university accounts.
An Ohio federal judge ruled on Sonic Corp's bid to dismiss
claims brought by financial institutions over a 2017 data breach
in which hackers accessed customers' payment card data from 325
of its drive-in locations, allowing a negligence claim to
proceed while nixing claims of negligence per se and for
declaratory and injunctive relief.
DLA Piper announced Wednesday that Ronald Plesco, an
information security and privacy lawyer, has joined the firm in
Philadelphia from KPMG.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants consumers
to know their rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act
the way they know the alphabet.