Topic: ZIP Codes

Massachusetts Tells Retailers Who Collect Customer ZIP Codes to… “Zip It.”

“’May I have your zip code?’ is an all-too-familiar question that may be going the way of the dinosaur in Massachusetts.” (Mintz Levin) On March 11, 2013, Massachusetts became the second state in the union after California to prohibit retailers from collecting customer ZIP codes when processing purchases via credit card. The background, from attorneys… Read more »

California Court: Online Retailers May Ask for Personal Info

Earlier this month, the California Supreme Court handed down a ruling that gives online retailers plenty to sing about. The background, from Anthony Schoenberg and Stephanie Skaff of law firm Farella Braun + Martel: “Attempting to strike a balance between the competing concerns of privacy and fraud protection, the California Supreme Court ruled yesterday that… Read more »