9th Circuit Affirms Pandora Privacy Suit Dismissal Per Michigan High Court Ruling

Mealey's (July 22, 2016, 1:22 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Two weeks after the Michigan Supreme Court determined that the lead plaintiff in a putative class action against Pandora Media Inc. did not constitute a customer of Pandora’s online streaming service per Michigan’s Video Rental Privacy Act (VRPA), a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on July 21 affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the suit (Peter Deacon v. Pandora Media Inc. No. 12-17734, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13333).

(Order available. Document #97-160728-024R.)

The panel, which had certified a question...
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