Lawsuit against weather app sign of things to come?

11th January 2019 News 14 Views

Recently, the office of the Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feuer, filed a complaint against The Weather Channel Product and Technology, LLC (TWC)—the company owned by IBM and behind the popular Weather Channel mobile application. Feuer stated: “[W]e allege TWC elevates corporate profits over users’ privacy, misleading them into allowing their movements to be tracked, 24/7. We’re acting to stop this alleged deceit.�
This action may encourage state attorneys general across the country to consider filing similar complaints.
The complaint cites California’s Unfair Competition Law (Bus

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