Two lawyers and a law student are among seven plaintiffs who have filed suit to block the North Carolina Department of Revenue from collecting detailed information about purchases made through online retailer Amazon.com in order to collect sales tax on items sold online. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the complaint on their behalf. "What a person chooses to purchase on Amazon reveals personal, private and profoundly intimate information about that person's life and identity," the complaint states.
ACLU Intervenes in Amazon Privacy Dispute
The National Law Journal
June 28, 2010