How Expedia and other travel sites avoided a class action: What every travel site needs to know

By Brian Powers on Jul 30, 2019 9:09:00 AM

On June 10, 2019, a federal court in Washington dismissed Church v. EXPEDIA INC., a class action lawsuit against Expedia, Hotels.com and other travel sites.

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Data Breach! 3 Ways PactSafe Helps Companies Mitigate the Damage.

By Kyle Robbins on Dec 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Data breaches are in the news again. Hotel operator Marriott International announced on November 30 that personal data from 327 million guests of its Starwood Hotels and Resorts subsidiary had been compromised, including passport details, phone numbers, email addresses, and financial payment info.

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Webinar Recap: What To Learn From Equifax's Mistakes

By Caitie Parten on Oct 26, 2017 9:54:58 AM

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A Class Action Waiting to Happen: Avalure ReNew Eye Cream's Sneaky Terms of Service

By Caitie Parten on Jul 31, 2017 11:00:00 AM

This article was originally published on Medium.

We’ve all seen ads like these or similar all over the web —a limited time free offer for some miracle product — in this case, it's Avalure's ReNew Eye Serum/magical wrinkle remover cream:

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New Rule Restricting Use of Arbitration Provisions Follows Trend Towards Transparency and Fairness

By Brian Powers on Jul 17, 2017 1:27:34 PM

Recently the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a new rule restricting the use of arbitration clauses in contracts for all sorts of financial products such as credit cards, payday loans, auto loans and more. Why are arbitration clauses so important? They are typically used to prevent aggreived consumers from banding together in class action lawsuits by requiring them to deal with financial institutions 1:1 in form of an arbitrator.  

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