Retailer Appeals Denial Of Coverage For Spyware Lawsuits To 9th Circuit

Mealey's (July 27, 2016, 9:33 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A rent-to-own (RTO) franchisee argues in a July 25 brief in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that it was entitled to a defense and indemnity from its insurers in two suits related to its installation of spyware on a couple’s computer, asserting that the underlying plaintiffs sufficiently alleged injury from the distribution and publication of private material to trigger coverage (American Economy Insurance Co., et al. v. Aspen Way Enterprises Inc., et al., No. 16-35059, 9th Cir.).

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