Redbox Users Urge 9th Circ. To Revive Privacy Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (January 8, 2014, 5:00 PM EST) -- Consumers on Wednesday urged the Ninth Circuit to revive a putative class action alleging Redbox Automated Retail LLC violated California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act by recording consumers' ZIP codes, saying the retailer infringed on privacy rights by using personal identification information for marketing purposes.

The oral arguments came after plaintiffs Michael Mehrens and John Sinibaldi filed their opening brief in the appeals court in 2012, arguing the Song-Beverly Act, which prohibits retailers from recording customers' personal identification information during a credit card transaction, does apply to...
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