Appliance Co. Spied On Customers, Class Suit Says

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- Furniture and appliance retailer ColorTyme Inc. was hit Thursday with a proposed class action lawsuit that alleges the company sold computers that had software installed that enabled it to intercept electronic communications and even take pictures of consumers.

ColorTyme and its franchisees, including Aberdeen ColorTyme Property LLC, allegedly violated the Federal Wiretap Act as amended by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act by selling computers with the software on it.

“Defendants have been spying on the activities of plaintiff and class members through the use of the PC...
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