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Urban Outfitters has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit. They allegedly lead customers to believe that their ZIP code was necessary to complete a credit card purchase at the retailer, and then using it to obtain home addresses. Such actions are against the law in most states for the breach in privacy, not unlike the strategically placed holes in UO clothing. [Buzzfeed]