DirecTV Wants Privacy Suit Arbitrated Or Tossed

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 3:08 PM EDT) -- DirecTV LLC on Friday urged a California federal court to either dismiss for lack of standing or compel arbitration in a putative class action accusing the satellite TV provider of failing to properly destroy subscribers’ personal information in violation of privacy laws.

In its motion to dismiss or stay proceedings pending arbitration, DirecTV said the plaintiffs' customer agreements include a valid and enforceable arbitration provision to which they agreed when they signed up for DirecTV service, and so the suit should be arbitrated. But If the...
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