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American Girl Website Sends Video Viewing Info to Facebook VPPA Class Action

The complaint for this class action claims that, when visitors to the www.americangirl.com website watch a video, the website reports all the details of this to Facebook. “Why?” the complaint asks. “So Facebook can bombard the person with more ads urging the person to buy products…” The complaint alleges that, in doing this, Mattel, Inc.  Read more

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NBCUniversal Media Disclosure of Video Viewing Info Class Action

NBCUniversal Media, LLC is the owner or operator of the website Today.com. This class action brings suit against it for communicating to Meta Platforms, Inc. information on videos viewed by visitors to Today.com along with their personally identifiable information (PII) or Facebook ID (FID). The complaint alleges that this violates the Video Privacy Protection Act  Read more

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MeTV Disclosure of Video Viewing Information VPPA Class Action

This class action brings suit against MeTV, a National Limited Partnership, claiming it shared the identities of subscribers, along with the videos they viewed, to Meta Platforms, Inc. The complaint alleges this is a violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA). The three plaintiffs have watched videos on MeTV and then “seen targeted advertisements  Read more

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Google Retains Viewing Information Against Minnesota Law Class Action

Many class actions these days are about privacy. This Minnesota class action brings suit against Google, LLC for continuing to store video rental history along with personally identifiable information (PII), in violation of federal and Minnesota law.  Read more

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CNN.com Disclosure of Videos Viewed to Facebook Class Action

This class action sues Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. as the owner of CNN.com. The complaint alleges that CNN violates the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) by disclosing names and URLs of videos watched by its users, together with their identifying information, to Meta Platforms, Inc. or Facebook.  Read more

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Huffington Post Disclosure to Meta of Videos Viewed VPPA Class Action

The defendant in this case is Buzzfeed, Inc., sued as the owner of HuffingtonPost.com (also known as HuffPost). The complaint alleges that HuffPost violates the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) by disclosing information on the videos watched by its users, along with their identifying information, to Meta Platforms, Inc. or Facebook.  Read more

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Vice Media Disclosure of Video Viewing via Meta Pixel Class Action

When you view videos online, is anyone taking note of the videos you watch? This class action brings suit against Vice Media, LLC, alleging it has violated the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) by disclosing to Meta Platforms, Inc. users’ identities and titles of videos they watched without first getting the consent of those users.  Read more

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Fandom Reveals Video Viewing Info to Meta with Pixel VPPA Class Action

Fandom, Inc. describes itself as the “world’s largest entertainment & gaming fan platform” but the complaint for this class action alleges it violates the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA). How does it do that? The complaint alleges it sends users’ video-viewing preferences and other personally identifiable information (PII) to Meta Platforms, Inc. without the users’  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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