Advertising Law - November 11, 2011


In This Issue:

Netflix Goes on the Offensive, Challenges VPPA; Companies Can Be Liable for Consumer Costs of Security Breach; NAD Reviews Allegra Ad Claims; Fiber = Processed Fiber for Ad Purposes; and Second Circuit: State Law Provides Time Limits for TCPA Suits

Excerpt from Netflix Goes on the Offensive, Challenges VPPA

Facing class actions and an inability to integrate with Facebook due to the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), Netflix is going on the offensive against the law.

Under the VPPA, videotape service providers must destroy customers’ personally identifiable information “as soon as practicable, but no later than one year from the date the information is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.”

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