Apr 252015
 

Sally Albertazzie of Steptoe & Johnson writes: The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled, in Svenson v. Google Inc., that a Google Wallet user has standing to sue Google for allegedly violating its privacy policy by secretly disclosing user information to third-party mobile app developers.  The court [Read More…]

Apr 232015
 

Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen writes: I have blogged several times (for example here and here) about the efforts of Hadeed Carpet Cleaning to compel Yelp to comply with a Virginia subpoena to identify seven consumers who posted critical reviews on Yelp.  Our principal concern about the subpoenas was Hadeed did not [Read More…]

Apr 232015
 
 April 23, 2015  Court No Responses »

Kevin Koeninger reports:  A 6th Circuit panel seemed open on Wednesday to a possible en banc review of case law regarding the release of mug shots under the Freedom of Information Act. The Detroit Free Press Inc. – which has been litigating the issue for over two decades – tried [Read More…]