Dec 252012
 December 25, 2012  Posted by  Business, Court, Laws
 Jeff Kosseff writes:

Federal law does not preempt a California telephone privacy statute, according to a ruling this week by a federal magistrate judge.

Plaintiffs Laura McCabe and Latroya Simpson brought a putative class action lawsuit against InterContinental Hotels, alleging that the company recorded or monitored telephone calls made to its reservations number without notifying callers. The plaintiffs claim that InterContinental violated the California Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”), which prohibits intentional interception and recording of telephone communications without consent from all parties.

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