A judge in the Northern District of California granted in part and denied in part Oracle America, Inc.’s motion to dismiss a putative class action alleging that the data broker collects and sells internet users’ personal information for targeting advertising and other purposes in violation of wiretapping acts and privacy-based laws. See Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Motion to Dismiss, Katz-Lacabe v. Oracle Am., No. 3:22-cv-04792-RS (N.D. Cal. Apr. 6, 2023). In the suit against Oracle, the three named plaintiffs – residents of California, Florida, and Ireland – purported to represent five separate classes of individuals, including a California class, nationwide class, and global class.
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