Spokeo Supports Revival Of Paytime Data Suit, Advocates Say

By Shayna Posses (July 14, 2016, 1:33 PM EDT) -- An advocacy group has told the Third Circuit that the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Spokeo decision makes it clear that a proposed class of workers has shown a sufficient injury to justify reviving litigation over a Paytime Inc. data breach.

The National Association of Consumer Advocates told the panel in a Tuesday amicus brief that Spokeo says both tangible and intangible harms can be enough to establish Article III standing, even if the harms are difficult to measure or prove.

In the Spokeo decision, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a Ninth Circuit ruling that consumers can sue companies without alleging actual...

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