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California Moves to Restrict Collection of Consumer Personal Information Online: the Process, History and Politics Behind Senate Bill 383

Posted in Data Compliance & Security, Legislation, Privacy Litigation, Privacy Regulation

Written by Jake Romero The California Senate has passed a bill restricting the information that certain online retailers can collect in connection with consumer purchases.  Senate Bill 383 would amend Sections 1747.02 and 1747.08 of the California Civil Code to address the collection of customer information in connection with credit card purchases in online transactions… Continue Reading

Yet Another Zip Code Class Action Filed in Massachusetts

Posted in Class Action Litigation, Privacy Litigation

Written by Amy Malone Earlier this month, we reported on the privacy case against craft giant Michaels Stores (see our blog post here, as well as our client alert here) in which the plaintiff alleged that Michaels illegally collected zip codes during credit card transactions. The case was ultimately dismissed by the federal district court,… Continue Reading

The Unforeseeable Transaction: Apple Argues that the California Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Should Not Apply To Online Retailers

Posted in Class Action Litigation, Privacy Regulation

Written by Jake Romero When is a gallon of gas like an iTunes track?  That may sound like a riddle from a Lewis Carroll novel, but it was one of the questions considered by the California Supreme Court during oral arguments in Apple v. Superior Court (Krescent) as Apple, Inc. attempted to persuade the Court… Continue Reading