Intelius hit with class action alleging their personal info reports violate Illinois publicity rights law
Scott Holland reports:
The operators of Intelius, a website offering and selling personal information reports, faces a class action complaint alleging Intelius’ products violates Illinois’ law governing who can control that personal information.
Lake Forest resident Michael R. Siegel filed his complaint in Cook County Circuit Court Oct. 20, targeting Inome Inc.,of Bellevue, Wash., operator of the Intelius.com website. According to the complaint, Intelius sells personal information to the general public and uses people’s names and likenesses for third-party marketing purposes related to its products and services — all without the consent of the people whose information constitutes each report.
Read more on Cook County Record.
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