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Federal Trade Commission v. Accusearch, Inc
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
570 F.3d 1187 (2009)
Accusearch (defendant) operated the website Abika.com. From February 2003 to January 2006, Accusearch offered, among other things, detailed phone records, including the details of incoming and outgoing calls, for sale on the website. Accusearch stopped selling those phone records in January 2006 but continued to sell other types of information about individuals. In May 2006, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (plaintiff) sued Accusearch, alleging wrongful conduct and seeking injunctive relief to prevent any further sales in the future. The trial court granted summary judgment to the FTC and entered an injunction prohibiting future sales of telephone records. Accusearch appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Hartz, J.)
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