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Privacy Suit Over Forbes Data Sharing Stayed Pending 6th Circuit Ruling

(September 19, 2016, 10:44 AM EDT) -- DETROIT — In light of a pending Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that will likely be instructional on issues of standing and damage, a Michigan federal judge on Sept. 13 granted a motion by Forbes Inc. to stay a putative privacy class action against it related to the magazine publisher’s purported sharing of subscribers’ personal reading information (PRI) (Brian Hall v. Forbes Media LLC, No. 2:15-cv-13844, E.D. Mich.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124005).

(Order available. Document #97-160922-032R.)

In August 2009, Michigan resident Brian Hall...
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