Judge Finds No Privacy Violations In FTC’s Discovery Requests From Amazon

(August 12, 2015, 9:25 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — Discovery requests from the Federal Trade Commission seeking specific customer information from Amazon.com Inc. are not unduly burdensome or in violation of privacy or First Amendment rights, a Washington federal judge ruled Aug. 3, granting the commission’s motion to compel and deeming the requests relevant to the FTC’s unfair billing claim against the online retailer (Federal Trade Commission v. Amazon.com Inc., No. 2:14-cv-01038, W.D. Wash.).

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