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Texas Court Dismisses American Air Passenger Suit

Plaintiffs who claim an American Airlines affiliate illegally disclosed their personal information to federal officials and several private contractors have had their case dismissed by a federal judge in Fort Worth, Texas. The court dismissed all of the plaintiffs' allegations. Those included claims for trespass to property, invasion of privacy, deceptive trade practices, and violations of the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act. However, plaintiffs could file an amended complaint to correct the deficiencies.

Court Tosses Passengers' Data-Disclosure Lawsuit, Andrews Publications, June 10, 2005.