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Los Angeles Sues the Weather Channel
« on: January 05, 2019, 04:35:50 AM »
Los Angeles Sues the Weather Channel

LOS ANGELES (CN) — Los Angeles’ city attorney sued The Weather Channel on Thursday, claiming it fraudulently and deceptively uses its Weather Channel App “to amass its users’ private, personal geolocation data,” not, as advertised — “to provide them with ‘personalized local weather data’”— but to monetize the information by selling it to third parties.

Suing on behalf of the people of California, City Attorney Michael Feuer asked the superior court to enjoin the deceptive and unfair business practices, and fine the company $2,500 for each violation, doubled if committed against elderly or disabled people.


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Re: Los Angeles Sues the Weather Channel
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2019, 11:20:51 AM »
They're suing The Weather Company/IBM, not Weather Group Television, for clarity.
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