Aaron's Partly Ducks Suit Over Spyware On Rental Computers

Law360, New York (September 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Tuesday canned the unjust enrichment claim made by a proposed class accusing Aaron’s Inc. and one of its franchisees of using spyware installed on rental computers to spy on consumers, though the privacy claim in the suit remains.

U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. tossed the Georgia state law violation claim of unjust enrichment on the grounds that lead plaintiffs Michael Peterson and Matthew Lyons provided no direct benefit to Aaron’s by renting computers through its Montana-based franchisee Aspen Way...
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