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Neil O'Hanlon

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Online Retailers Can Collect Personal Data Under Song-Beverly Where Products Downloaded, Says California Supreme Court

On February 4, 2013 a sharply divided California Supreme Court held in Apple, Inc. v. Superior Court (Case No. S199384) (“Apple”) that the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act (the “Act”) does not apply to online purchases in which products are downloaded.  The Act prohibits retailers from requesting or requiring consumers to provide personal identification information (“PII”) […]