Los Angeles Sues the Weather Channel

Los Angeles’ city attorney sued The Weather Channel on Thursday, claiming it fraudulently and deceptively uses its Weather Channel App “to amass its users’ private, personal geolocation data,” not, as advertised — “to provide them with ‘personalized local weather data’”— but to monetize the information by selling it to third parties.

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FBI Leakers

A Chinese-born U.S. citizen and founder of the University of Management and Technology accuses the FBI in a federal complaint of having violated her privacy by illegally leaking material from its fruitless, lengthy investigation of her. She says Fox News, which is not a party to the action, broadcast the material to “nationwide audiences, resulting in personal, professional, and financial harm.”

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Reality TV Family’s Privacy Case Lands in Eighth Circuit

Lawyers for three Arkansas sheriff’s deputies accused of privacy violations over the release of records about sex abuse claims against “19 Kids and Counting” reality TV star Josh Duggar argued Wednesday before the Eighth Circuit that they are entitled to qualified immunity.

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