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Comment: accused of violating California privacy law, but consumers face tough fight to win damages

By Amy Miller
  • 02 Dec 2020 20:42
  • 02 Dec 2020 21:34 is facing litigation accusing the company of misappropriating and misusing individuals' personal information to sell subscriptions in violation of California privacy law.
But consumers could face a steep hurdle in California federal court if similar allegations against LinkedIn are any indication. If consumers can't show they suffered “mental anguish” as

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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