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Massachusetts Echoes California and Disavows Data Mining by Zip Code

In a decision last week, the Massachusetts Supreme Court held that zip codes are personally identifiable information, perhaps serving as a harbinger for other state court decisions still to come. This ruling is important for all retailers when considering their privacy practices in conjunction with ever-evolving privacy laws, especially in the class action context. In Tyler … Continue Reading

South Korea Opens the Door for Unintentional Data Breach Collective Actions

This is a cross blog post with BakerHostetler’s data privacy blog.  For the latest in developments in data privacy, visit dataprivacymonitor.com. For a multi-jurisdictional summary of key requirements of international data privacy laws, see BakerHostetler’s  International Compendium of Data Privacy Laws. On February 15, 2013, the Seoul Western District Court in South Korea issued a … Continue Reading

BakerHostetler’s 2012 Year-End Review of Class Actions (and what to expect in 2013)

We are pleased to share with you the BakerHostetler 2012 Year-end Review of Class Actions, which offers a summary of some of the key developments in class action litigation during the past year. Class action litigation continues to persist in all areas of civil litigation despite the Supreme Court’s 2011 decisions in AT&T Mobility v. … Continue Reading

Recent Trends in Class Actions for Telephone and Fax Solicitation and Advertising

Editor’s Note: This post is a joint submission to BakerHostetler’s Data Privacy Monitor blog. Class actions under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. § 227, continue to be an active trend in consumer and privacy class action litigation. The TCPA, which was historically called the “fax blast” statute, prohibits unsolicited faxes and automated calls … Continue Reading
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