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With update to PS3 agreement, Sony removes its users’ right to sue

Sony has become the latest company to force its users into a binding mandatory arbitration (BMA) agreement through a change in its terms of service, effectively removing customers’ right to collectively sue by preventing them from using PlayStation 3 consoles online if they do not agree. The change in the…

AT&T pushes Supreme Court to demolish right to join class action lawsuits

A case that has quietly made its way up to the Supreme Court’s docket threatens to unhinge one of America’s key consumer protections: the class action lawsuit. Telecommunications provider AT&T is pursuing an argument in front of the nation’s highest court that would permit companies which require service or employment…