Calif. AG Won't Back Down After Delta Privacy Suit Setback

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 8:22 PM EDT) -- A California judge last week tossed the state attorney general's first attempt to enforce a statute requiring websites to post privacy policies clearly, but attorneys say the hiccup won't deter the attorney general or other state regulators from continuing to aggressively pursue companies they believe aren't handling consumer data properly.

California Superior Court Judge Marla J. Miller on Thursday sustained Delta Air Line Inc.'s demurrer to Attorney General Kamala Harris' complaint on federal preemption grounds. The judge held that the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 barred...
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