Pandora Says Beefed-Up Privacy Claims Still Fail

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT) -- Pandora Media Inc. on Thursday asked a California federal judge to toss a proposed class action alleging the company illegally feeds the personal information of its smartphone application users to third-party advertising services, saying the plaintiffs don’t have standing to sue and haven’t stated a legitimate claim.

The company said the plaintiffs mischaracterize “personal identifying information” in their second amended complaint, which Pandora says does not allege that it has disclosed their names, physical addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers or other information that personally...
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