Judge grants class-action status to spam case against Yahoo

Wednesday 6 January 2016 | 11:11 CET | News
A US federal judge has granted class-action status to a lawsuit claiming Yahoo sent spam text messages to a number of mobile users, the Wall Street Journal reported. US District Judge Manish Shah ordered that the suit, originally filed by Illinois resident Rachel Johnson in 2014, now applies to all Sprint mobile customers in the US to whom Yahoo sent a certain type of text message in March 2013, according to a court filing.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Sprint / Yahoo
Countries: United States
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