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3rd Circuit: Trial Court Erred Finding Computer Spying Class Is Not Ascertainable

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:46 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A district court erred when it found that proposed classes in a putative class action accusing a retailer of improperly spying on its customers via spyware were not ascertainable, a Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled April 16 (Crystal Byrd, et al. v. Aaron’s Inc., et al., No. 14-3050, 3rd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 6190).

(Opinion available. Document #43-150424-003Z.)

Aaron’s Inc. operates company-owned stores and also oversees independently owned franchise stores that sell and lease residential and office furniture, consumer electronics,...
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