Alerts: Technology Law
Publishers Sued for Allegedly Violating California Privacy Law
In the last several weeks, plaintiffs’ lawyers have filed a number of class action lawsuits against businesses for allegedly violating California’s “Shine the Light” privacy law (the “Law”). According to one report, targets include nearly a dozen publishers, including Men’s Journal, Reader’s Digest, and CBS Interactive. The complaints allege that each business failed to comply with its obligations under the Law by not providing California customers with a method for obtaining a disclosure regarding how they share information.
February 15, 2012