Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Shopify Data Privacy Class Action Based on Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Over Online Payment Platform

In a jurisdictional win for online servicers and web-based platforms, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging that Shopify violated California privacy and unfair competition laws by deliberately concealing its involvement in online transactions. Briskin v. Shopify, Inc., 87 F.4th 404 (9th Cir. 2023). The Ninth Circuit affirmed that the district court in California lacked personal jurisdiction because Shopify did not expressly aim its conduct towards the…
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