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A California federal court recently ruled that the state’s call recording statute does not apply to cell phone call participants. This decision should help companies that record consumer calls for monitoring purposes defeat...more
A federal district court in the Northern District of California in March refused to dismiss a consumer class action against wireless telecommunications company Verizon alleging that a third-party collections agency hired by...more
A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) recently found that a policy of Whole Foods Markets, Inc., prohibiting employees from recording conversations in the workplace did not violate the...more
We have recently observed a dramatic uptick in California consumer class actions alleging that businesses have illegally recorded telephone conversations between consumers and customer service, telemarketing and/or...more
Look around any conference room, coffee shop or elevator and you will find almost everyone has their smart phone in hand or nearby. While these hand-held devices are still used for talking on the phone, they are also used for...more
On December 13, 2012, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada released Report of Findings #2012-004 (August 22, 2012) relating to the unauthorized disclosure to an imposter of a cell phone customer’s account...more
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