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6th Circuit Revives Florida Man’s Wiretap Suit Against Spyware Firm

Mealey's (August 17, 2016, 12:16 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — A plaintiff sufficiently alleged that the developer of software that was used to intercept and record his communications was an active participant in these actions, a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel majority found Aug. 16, reversing a trial court’s ruling that dismissed the plaintiff’s claims under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) for failure to state a claim (Javier Luis v. Awareness Technologies, et al., No. 14-3601, 6th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #24-160818-024Z.)

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Javier Luis of Tampa, Fla., and Catherine...
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