Insurers To 9th Circuit: Coverage Properly Denied In Suits Over Computer Spyware

Mealey's (October 13, 2016, 3:16 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — In briefs filed Oct. 11 in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, two insurers that issued policies to a rent-to-own (RTO) retailer argue that the policies’ recording and distribution exclusions barred coverage for two lawsuits relating to the retailer’s installation of spyware on a purchased computer, asking the appeals court to affirm coverage and reimbursement rulings in their favor (American Economy Insurance Co., et al. v. Aspen Way Enterprises Inc., et al., No. 16-35059, 9th Cir.).

(Liberty Mutual’s appellee brief available.  Document...
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