Pitney Bowes Escapes Call Recording Class Action

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 1:44 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday quashed a privacy class action accusing digital technology firm Pitney Bowes Inc. of illegally recording phone calls to consumers, finding that the named plaintiff couldn't show that he discovered the alleged violation within the one-year statute of limitations.

Nicholas Anagnostellis had argued that the delayed discovery rule applies in his case because he didn't know right away that an April 2009 call with a Pitney Bowes representative was being recorded, but U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez said that Anagnostellis...
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