Plaintiff, Amici To High Court: Standing, Harm Sufficient To Sue Data Aggregator

Mealey's (September 11, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five amicus curiae briefs were filed in the U.S. Supreme Court on Sept. 8 in support of a Virginia man who claims that a data aggregation service violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by publishing inaccurate information about him online (Spokeo, Inc. v. Thomas Robins, et al., No. 13-1339, U.S. Sup.).

These briefs followed five other amicus briefs in support of the respondent, which were filed the previous week, and the respondent’s merits brief, which was filed Aug. 31. One of the...
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