Omni Hotels Blasts Bid For Discovery Appeal In Privacy Action

By Jody Godoy (June 9, 2015, 9:00 PM EDT) -- A class alleging Omni Hotels Management Corp. illegally recorded phone conversations is not entitled to appeal a California federal court's ruling that state law requires cellular carriers to get subscribers' consent before producing their information, the company argued in a filing Monday.

In May, the plaintiffs requested certification of an interlocutory appeal on Judge Christina Snyder's ruling that California law restricting how phone companies share subscribers' information also applies to cellular carriers. The hotel chain argued that the plaintiffs' request does not meet the criteria for such an appeal.

"The issue before the court is whether this case should stop dead...

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