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No Written Consent, But Still No Harm: TCPA Class Certification Denied Where Spokeo Creates Individualized Questions of Consent

Posted in Consumer Privacy/FTC, Privacy, Retail

Earlier this year, the Northern District of Illinois declined to certify a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action even though the key issue in the case – whether class members had provided prior express written consent to receive prerecorded … Continue Reading

Vizio and Google Data Privacy Class Actions Illustrate Risks of Data Collection – And Defensive Value of Robust Disclosures

Posted in Consumer Privacy/FTC, Litigation, Other

Two recent developments in data privacy litigation highlight the continuing challenges to companies that collect internet usage information without clearly disclosing the manner and method in which they are doing so to users.  As these events demonstrate, plaintiffs’ attorneys are … Continue Reading