Lowe's, Toys R Us Fight To Keep Tracking Suits In Fed. Court

Law360, New York (May 3, 2013, 10:26 PM EDT) -- Lowe’s Home Centers Inc. and Toys R Us Inc. on Friday asked a federal judge not to remand proposed class actions accusing them of surreptitiously installing tracking software on consumers’ computers that allowed them to monitor the consumers’ Internet browsing history and collect personal information.

The two companies and others including Target Corp., Kohl’s Department Stores Inc., Old Navy LLC, RadioShack Corp. and Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., were hit recently with similar suits, all of which were removed to federal court. The plaintiffs in the Lowe’s...
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