9th Circuit Denies Yahoo’s Appeal Of Class Certification In Email Privacy Suit

Mealey's (August 14, 2015, 2:21 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Aug. 11 denied Yahoo Inc’s petition for permission to appeal a trial court’s grant of class certification in a lawsuit alleging violation of the Stored Communications Act (SCA) by Yahoo’s scanning of the emails of people who are not subscribers of its Yahoo Mail service (Cody Baker v. Yahoo! Inc., No. 15-80101, 9th Cir.).

(Order available. Document #97-150827-032R.)

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In late 2013, six lawsuits were filed against Yahoo in the U.S. District Court...
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