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Oct. 22, 2021, 4:53 PM

Online reputation platform is facing a proposed class action in the Northern District of California, alleging it violates the privacy of people who have never used the website by gathering data on social media, finance, and criminal records to provide a “reputation score” to its subscribers.

Named plaintiff James Uharriet alleges the website is using his name, personal information, and persona “to advertise paid subscriptions,” and that its ads suggest he has a criminal record and may be on a sex offender list, according to the complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of ...

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