August 27, 2021 A lawsuit claims magazine publisher Meredith Corporation has unlawfully sold subscribers’ information for commercial purposes without their consent.
July 21, 2021 A class action claims Hearst Communications violated an Illinois privacy law by selling lists of its subscribers’ identities to “anyone willing to pay for [them].”
July 6, 2021 A class action alleges Nuwber unlawfully uses the identities of Ill. residents to sell subscriptions to its database containing “detailed reports” available to anyone willing to pay a monthly fee.
April 14, 2021 A lawsuit claims RocketReach unlawfully used residents’ identities to sell subscriptions to its paid database service without first securing consent to do so.
January 19, 2021 A proposed class action claims Illinois residents’ personal information was advertised on Intelius.com without their prior consent.
January 18, 2021 A class action claims the "free previews" on Spokeo.com violate the Illinois Right of Publicity Act with their use of residents' names, photos and/or likenesses.