Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA)

Mapping VPPA Trends

May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed dismissal of a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim brought against ZwillGen client CNN based on its operation of the free CNN App for iPhone. Plaintiff Ryan Perry had alleged that...

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The Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) limits how video tape service providers permissibly may disclose and retain a consumer’s personal information. In a case of first impression for the Ninth Circuit, on September 4, 2015...

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Netflix operates the world’s largest subscription service for viewing video content. One great feature Netflix offers is the ability to use Netflix-ready devices (such as your connected television with a Netflix app) to access Netflix....

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After four years of litigation, a California district court granted summary judgment for Hulu in its defense against alleged violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”), finding that Plaintiffs could not establish that Hulu...

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Yesterday, Judge Stanley Chesler of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed once and for all a Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) claim against Viacom based on its operation of...

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In an important decision that has the potential to stem the tide of Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) lawsuits, a federal judge in the District of New Jersey dismissed on the pleadings a VPPA claim...

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On Wednesday, June 17, United States Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler denied without prejudice plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in the In re Hulu Privacy Litigation matter, a putative class action brought under the Video Privacy...

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  On January 21, Hulu filed a brief in its ongoing Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) litigation arguing that anonymous “user numbers” are not personally identifiable information (“PII”) subject to the VPPA.  If such numbers...

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Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted to pass the Video Privacy Protection Act Amendments Act of 2012.  This legislation will make it easier for social networking sites to permit their users to share their video-viewing habits...

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[ZwillGen’s Marc Zwillinger, Jacob Sommer and Michele Floyd represented Pandora in this case.] On September 28, 2012, Judge Armstrong of the Northern District of California dismissed a class action complaint (with leave to amend within...

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