Seventh Circuit Holds that Website Failed to Provide User Adequate Notice of Arbitration Clause

The Seventh Circuit recently issued an important opinion for any business that conducts transactions through a website.  In Sgouros v. TransUnion Corp., No. 15-1371, 2016 WL 1169411 (7th Cir. March 25, 2016), the Court held that TransUnion’s website did not provide users with adequate notice of the arbitration clause in its “Service Agreement” to bind them.  In addition to its important holding, the opinion is notable for reproducing screenshots of the webpages at issue to help illustrate exactly how the Court believed TransUnion went wrong.    

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