USA: Delta denies infringement of data privacy

In proceedings concerning a lawsuit accusing the airline of hacking into a computer of a passenger advocacy organization (see previous post), Delta has asked the federal court to dismiss the claim on the grounds that the plaintiff, founder Kate Hanni, had made the allegedly stolen emails public by forwarding them to an industry discussion group.The lawsuit claims that Delta used stolen email to harm by derailing the group’s efforts to push through legislation aimed at limiting airplane tarmac delays to three hours.Source: Travel Weekly; find article here>>.

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