SiruisXM Privacy Suit Tossed Too Soon, 9th Circ. Told

Law360 (July 10, 2019, 9:44 PM EDT) -- A California driver urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to revive his proposed class action claiming Sirius XM Radio Inc. violated a federal privacy law by using data from motor vehicle records to target him for subscription offers, arguing the trial court incorrectly ruled a driver’s license isn’t a DMV record.

At a swift hearing in Pasadena, James E. Andrews’ lawyer, Jeffrey Wilens, told the three-judge panel that when his client bought a used car from an auto dealer in January 2017 and presented his California Department of Motor Vehicles driver’s license to complete the purchase, Andrews’ personal information — including his...

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

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February 8, 2018

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