One Month Later: Reflections On The Impact Of Spokeo

Law360, New York (June 20, 2016, 11:28 AM EDT) -- Brandon N. Robinson

Gregory C. Cook On May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court reached a decision in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins, No. 13-1339, 2016, regarding an individual who had filed a class action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, alleging that Spokeo had provided inaccurate information about him on the internet. The FCRA, among other provisions, requires companies engaged in credit reporting to maintain accurate records of the people whose reports they generate.

Spokeo, Inc. operates a “people search engine” that gathers information from a variety of sources to provide information about a person upon the user’s request. Robins claims...

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