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Citibank has urged a California federal judge to reject a bid to certify a putative class action accusing the bank of placing debt collection calls to wrong numbers, arguing that determining who actually received the calls would require a painstaking review of individualized account records.
Facebook on Thursday asked a California federal judge to kill consolidated litigation over a data breach that affected nearly 50 million of its user accounts, arguing that the users “spin a speculative tale” in their complaint, lack standing and suffered no real harm.
A public interest group sought to convince a D.C. Circuit panel amid pointed questions Friday that federal law requires the White House to decide whether communications such as those on self-destructing message apps fall under duties to keep presidential records.
The Federal Communications Commission opened a new inquiry on Friday that could establish a framework for transmitting approximate indoor locations from mobile callers to first responders, although it acknowledged it must address who will have access to the sensitive location data.
The D.C. Circuit said Friday an attorney can't force President Donald Trump to amend financial disclosures filed while a presidential candidate, ruling the attorney brought the claims under a law that has no power over acts that occurred before Trump took office.