Philip A. Janquart reports: Apple Inc. has filed a motion for summary judgment in a privacy class action lawsuit. The suit claims the company accesses and tracks personal information through third-party iPhone applications without user permission. [...] Apple says the plaintiffs lack standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution and under the UCL, and [...]
Law360.com reports that Crate & Barrel’s operator, Euromarket Designs, failed in its attempt to get a federal judge in California to dismiss a potential class action lawsuit that alleges the firm violated the California Invasion of Privacy Act by recording consumers’ phone calls. You can read more on Law360.com (subscription required).
The Atlanta Public Schools issued this notice, posted in numerous venues: NOTICE TO ALL Atlanta Public Schools STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND GUARDIANS: This notice is to inform you that the Atlanta Public Schools has received a subpoena related to Fulton County Superior Court case 13SC117954. The subpoena requires the school system to produce information that may [...]
Jaikumar Vijayan reports: Several users of devices running Google’s Android operating system have filed an amended version of an earlier lawsuit accusing the company of illegally collecting, and allowing others to collect, extensive amounts of mobile user data without proper notice or consent. The lawsuit, filed last week in the U.S. District Court for the [...]
John Ribeiro reports: A federal court has modified a protective order to allow disclosure of the court records of Internet activist Aaron Swartz, but ruled that names and other personal identifying information of those involved in his arrest and prosecution should be redacted. The court also ruled that MIT and online database JSTOR should be [...]