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Comment: Ancestry.com 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

Ancestry.com 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 well as

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