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New Route For Privacy Suits Revives Aaron's Spying Case

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 2:35 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday revived a putative class action against Aaron’s Inc. and a franchisee that alleges the rent-to-own company installed spying software on computers it leased, saying that the claims can proceed now that Wyoming’s high court has recognized the tort of invasion of privacy.

But U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon also stayed the proceedings for a month and ordered the parties to reach a consensus, or at least just talk, about how her decision affects the almost seven-year-old case moving forward, including...
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