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Attorney says Eighth Circuit's decision in data collection case not surprising

Chad Birt Sep. 23, 2016, 2:01pm

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) -- The recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to apply Spokeo to reject the standing of a privacy case isn’t surprising, a Phoenix lawyer says.

Eighth Circuit cites Spokeo ruling in dismissing class action against cable company

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 23, 2016, 1:46pm

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit this month affirmed a federal district court’s ruling, holding that the plaintiff’s allegation was, on its own, insufficient to establish Article III standing. Pointing to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Spokeo v. Robins, the panel said the plaintiff, a former Charter Communications customer, did not allege an injury in fact as required by Article III.

Eighth Circuit dismisses privacy class action against video game retailer

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 2, 2016, 2:28pm

The federal appeals court agreed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota in granting GameStop’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, brought over an alleged breach of its privacy policy.