Law360 (May 4, 2021, 8:00 p.m. EDT) – Samsung told a New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday that members of a proposed class action lawsuit had “no legitimate basis to avoid” individually arbitrating claims that the company allegedly illegally intercepted consumer information through its smart TVs and sold the data to advertisers.
Potential principal plaintiffs Patricia Cauley and Thomas Roger White Jr. sued Samsung Electronics America Inc. for collecting and selling consumer data without their knowledge: what they watch, when they watch TV, their Internet Protocol addresses and their postal codes.
Samsung wrote in a brief in support of its demand to strike class claims and force individual consumer arbitration …
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