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Insurer Wants Out of Breach Coverage in ZIP Code Case

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

September 13, 2013

Consumers in California, Massachusetts and Washington, DC, are suing Urban Outfitters, Inc., and its subsidiary, Anthropologie, Inc., for collecting ZIP codes during credit card transactions, Main Justice reports. OneBeacon American Insurance Company says the retailer’s insurance doesn’t cover such privacy issues, the report states, and is asking a federal judge to absolve it of any obligation in the case. Editor's Note: For a primer on this issue, see Angelique Carson's report, with a guide to zip code law.
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