August 30, 2016
Last Tuesday, the federal district court for the Northern District of California held oral arguments on a motion for summary judgment filed by Yelp in a consumer privacy lawsuit involving other prominent technology companies, including Twitter, Apple and Instagram. The lawsuit focuses on various application developers’ use of a “find friends” feature, which the plaintiffs claim violated their privacy by allowing the defendant companies to access and use consumers’ contact list data without their permission.
What argument is Yelp relying on to dismiss the privacy lawsuit?
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