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CA Attorney General Suing Delta

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

December 7, 2012

Reuters reports California’s Attorney General's Office (AG) says it is suing Delta Air Lines for distributing a mobile application without a privacy policy. Delta’s “Fly Delta” app allows customers to check in and make reservations and collects details such as name, phone number, e-mail and geographic location, the report states. The civil complaint accuses Delta of violating California’s Online Privacy Protection Act by distributing the app “without a privacy policy since at least 2010.” The AG, which began warning app developers on October 30 that it would take enforcement actions against those without policies, had given Delta a warning and 30 days to come into compliance with the law.
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