CDK Says Auto Dealers Can't Duck Contract Counterclaims

Law360 (April 22, 2019, 5:58 PM EDT) -- CDK Global has urged an Illinois federal judge not to dismiss its contract breach and computer intrusion counterclaims against some of the auto dealerships suing the company and a rival for allegedly conspiring to monopolize the market for car dealership data.

In an opposition brief Friday, CDK Global LLC argued it has properly shown that this group of dealers permitted third parties to access CDK's network, even though their contracts with the company forbid them from doing so. Circumventing safeguards for the "highly sensitive" data, CDK said, violated both the network contracts as well as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act,...

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