May 102013
 May 10, 2013  Posted by  Business, Court, Govt, Laws

I still haven’t been able to download a copy of the court’s opinion on this case, and the article below doesn’t provide a copy, but Nigel Howard writes:

California Attorney General Kamala Harris failed in her first attempt to sue a company for failing to post a privacy policy on a mobile app.

Harris alleged that Delta Airlines violated the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”) by failing to include a privacy policy on its mobile app. The lawsuit, in the California Superior Court in San Francisco, was the first enforcement action under CalOPPA since it came into force in 2004.

On Thursday, the district court granted Delta’s motion to dismiss the complaint, concluding that the Airline Deregulation Act (ADA) pre-empts the state’s claims.

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