ZoomInfo Must Face Proposed Ill. Class's Privacy Suit
By Diamond Naga Siu (September 22, 2021, 8:11 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge ruled on Wednesday that ZoomInfo must face proposed class action claims that it nonconsensually uses Illinois resident names and identities to advertise paid access to its full database, ruling the proposed lead plaintiff sufficiently stated a claim.
Proposed lead plaintiff Jessica Leving Siegel sued businessperson database company ZoomInfo Technologies LLC for allegedly violating Illinois privacy laws. It is one of many suits taking aim at companies for similar nonconsensual advertising practices.
U.S. District Judge Charles P. Kocoras acknowledged in the order how someone must have viewed Leving Siegel's information to constitute a violation of the Illinois Right...
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