Yahoo Still On Hook For Scanning 'Stored' Emails, Class Says
Law360, New York (October 20, 2015, 8:34 PM EDT) -- A class of email users accusing Yahoo Inc. of illegally scanning their messages for targeted advertising told a California federal judge on Monday that Yahoo's explanation that the scanning takes place on its storage servers and not "in transit" still violates California's Invasion of Privacy Act.
In a partially redacted opposition brief to Yahoo's September motion to dismiss, the class of non-Yahoo subscribers say the CIPA clearly prohibits reading or attempting to read communications in transit without the consent of all parties — a statute the California Supreme Court has held should be given expansive application in favor of protecting privacy....
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