Court to Consumer: Read it or Weep

A disgruntled consumer who filed suit against based on allegations of being misled into enrolling in the company’s savings club recently had his case dismissed by a California federal court.   In a purported class action entitled Berry v., the Plaintiff sued and after accepting an offer to save $10 off […]

Class Action Attorneys, Commence Salivating: California considers enacting its own Internet privacy law

As Congress debates the merits of two proposed pieces of Internet privacy legislation, a California senator recently introduced SB 761 in the State Legislature, which would require Internet companies to notify California residents about their data collection practices and to provide an opt out option. If passed, the law would forbid companies from collecting or using covered information if a California consumer exercises his right to opt out.