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Are Airlines Above Privacy Law?

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

May 10, 2013

Delta Air Lines has won its request for dismissal of claims it violated California’s Internet privacy law because it didn’t notify mobile app users that their data was being collected, Bloomberg reports. California Attorney General Kamala Harris sued the company in December, alleging its “Fly Delta” app didn’t clearly post its privacy policy. But Judge Marla Miller said the federal Airline Deregulation Act “bars states from imposing regulations on airlines related to price, routes or services,” the report states.
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