Moreno v. BART
Claims have been filed under California’s Cellular Communications Interception Act and Consumers Legal Remedies Act, as well as claims of Intrusion Upon Seclusion and violation of privacy rights under the California Constitution.
[N.D. CA; 4:17-cv-02911]
jbho: another complaint that uses detailed technical information to support its claims. If you are responsible for vetting apps, you might want to learn how to use these tools, or hire someone who already knows them.
Also of interest is that contract formation may be at risk because of app design. Remember that Uber may not be able to enforce arbitration provisions in its user agreement due to similar alleged design flaws. Users can’t consent to terms they don’t see.
Note also the complaint focuses on collection of IMEIs, which although not forbidden, is discouraged by Google. Another reason to question what your developers are collecting and whether you really need it.
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