Tag Archives: Spokeo Inc. v. Robins

Win for businesses—for now: Supreme Court rules in favor of Spokeo in FCRA litigation

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, marking a win for businesses—for now. In a prior post, we discussed Spokeo, Inc.’s (Spokeo) request to the Supreme Court to overturn the February 2014 ruling from the Ninth Circuit that revived the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuit filed against Spokeo … Continue Reading

Google seeks dismissal or stay of email scanning litigation

Google has recently asked a California federal court to dismiss a proposed class action alleging that the company’s practice of scanning Gmail users e-mail for marketing data violates federal and state privacy laws, primarily the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). The crux of Google’s motion is that users of the company’s highly popular Gmail consent … Continue Reading