Path Can't Scuttle Privacy Class Action Over App's Tracking

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge last week declined to dismiss outright a proposed class action alleging social media app developer Path Inc. illegally tracked, uploaded and stored consumers’ personally identifiable information through the downloaded Path app in violation of wiretap and privacy laws.

Despite partly granting Path’s motion to dismiss Oct. 17, U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers gave plaintiff Oscar Hernandez leave to amend his 10-count complaint to more sufficiently plead allegations that Path violated both the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, which is commonly known as...
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