On June 17, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin dismissed a case against a large cable services provider on the grounds that the plaintiff did not have Article III standing. The plaintiff, suing on behalf of himself and putative class members, alleged that the defendant engaged in an illegal practice of keeping customer personal information even after customers terminated their accounts. The court cited Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins in finding that the plaintiff did not show a concrete injury, as required by Article III. The plaintiff has filed an appeal in the Seventh Circuit. For more information, please see the corresponding Jones Day Alert.
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