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Comcast Discloses Video Viewing Information to Facebook Class Action

Comcast Corporation is the owner of Today.com, a website and app with digital subscribers. The complaint for this class action alleges that Comcast violates the federal Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) by disclosing the Personal Viewing Information of Today.com visitors to Meta, Inc., or Facebook, without the visitors’ consent. The complaint alleges that Comcast collects  Read more

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NBA Discloses Video Viewing Information to Facebook Class Action

This digital privacy class action brings suit against the National Basketball Association (NBA), alleging that it violated the federal Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) by disclosing Personal Viewing Information of its NBA.com website visitors to Meta, Inc., or Facebook, without their consent. The complaint alleges that the NBA collects this information and shares it through  Read more

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CBS.com Viewing Information Shared with Facebook Class Action

If you have a Facebook account and watch CBS video clips online, is Facebook entitled to know what you’ve watched? The complaint for this class action alleges that Paramount Global Corporation, which owns and operates CBS.com, has violated the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) by disclosing the personally identifiable information (PII) of CBS.com viewers, including  Read more

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Facebook Tracking Litigation Settlement

Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly Facebook, Inc., is paying $90 million to settle a class action alleging that it improperly collected data from Facebook users in the US who visited non-Facebook websites that showed the Facebook Like button.  Read more

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Plaid Bank Account Privacy Settlement

Plaid, Inc. allows users to connect to their banks through mobile and web-based apps. It is now paying $58 million to settle class actions alleging that when it did so, it took more information than it needed and kept login information. The complaints alleged that its user interface, Plaid Link, looked like the user’s own  Read more

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TikTok Scans Facial Geometry Without Consent Illinois BIPA Class Action

TikTok, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the US. The complaint for this class action brings suit against TikTok and its parent company ByteDance, Inc. for allegedly collecting storing, and using the biometric information and biometric identifiers of its users without the users’ knowledge or consent, in violation of Illinois’s Biometric  Read more

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Dow Jones Sharing of Wall Street Journal Subscriber Info Michigan Class Action

Companies can earn money selling information about their customers, and consumers are increasing uncomfortable with this. Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act (PPPA) tries to combat this. The complaint for this class action alleges that Dow Jones & Company, Inc. violated this law by selling information about subscribers to its Wall Street Journal.  Read more

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Google Collection of Information Even in “Private” Modes Class Action

This class action brings suit against Google, LLC and its parent company, Alphabet, Inc. The complaint claims that Google purports to protect users’ privacy while tracking and collecting browser history and other activity data without users’ knowledge or permission.  Read more

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Google Street View Electronic Communications Settlement

This settlement resolves combined cases against Google claiming that its “street view” vehicles improperly captured and stored electronic communications sent over unencrypted wifi connections between 2007 and 2010. The complaint alleged that this activity was a violation of the Federal Wiretap Act. No payouts will be made to individuals. Settlement funds are being distributed to  Read more

YouTube Channels Unlawful Collection of Info on Minors Class Action

This class action brings suit against Google, LLC and YouTube, LLC, which operate YouTube, and against certain child-related companies that operate “monetized channels” on YouTube. The complaint alleges that “the Google Defendants and each of the Channel Owner Defendants caused the personal information of children viewing their channels to be collected for the purpose of  Read more

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