Yahoo Escapes Suit Over User Name Disclosures In Emails

Law360, New York (November 13, 2012, 12:49 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday tossed a putative class action accusing Yahoo Inc. of illegally disclosing user information through default email settings, finding a disgruntled account holder could not show he had been damaged by the Internet giant's alleged conduct.

Named plaintiff Albert Rudgayzer, who is serving as his own attorney, said Yahoo was violating the terms of its user agreement by adding the names of its users in the header of emails, making the sender's name visible to recipients of each message. Yahoo promises...
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Case Information

Case Title

Rudgayzer v. Yahoo!, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

March 20, 2012

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