DirecTV Says Privacy Class Can't Appeal Arbitration Order

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT) -- DirecTV LLC asked a California federal judge Friday to toss a challenge of an arbitration order in a proposed class action over its allegedly improper retention of personal information, saying there is no evidence the judge incorrectly interpreted the arbitration agreement.

Robert Hodson and Leslie Golba sued DirecTV in May alleging DirecTV improperly retained customers' personal information after they canceled their service, in violation of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White ordered arbitration in November, but the plaintiffs...
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