A federal judge has said National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA, does not have to defend Coinstar and its Redbox, Inc. unit in a class-action that accuses them of “illegally keeping customers’ rental histories and then using the information for marketing purposes,” Law360 reports. U.S. District Judge John Coughenour granted the insurer’s motion for partial summary judgment, the report states. Meanwhile, U.S. District Court Lucy Koh has said attorneys representing consumers in a class-action against Google face a “huge hurdle” in obtaining class-action status. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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