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Recent Decisions Narrow Scope of Liability under Video Privacy Protection Act

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Two significant decisions under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) in recent weeks have provided new defenses to companies alleged to have run afoul of the statute. Bringing the long-running litigation against Hulu to a...more

California District Court Denies Certification of Putative Class of Plaintiffs Alleging Violations of the Video Privacy Protection...

by Carlton Fields on

The U.S. District court for the Northern District of California denied plaintiffs’ motion for class certification because the proposed class did not satisfy Rule 23’s ascertainability and predominance requirements. ...more

Denied Again: Alleged Violation of Statute is Enough for Hulu Privacy Case to Proceed

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On December 20, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order in In re: Hulu Privacy Litigation that solely addressed the issue of whether the Video Privacy Protection Act (the “VPPA”)...more

President Obama Signs Video Privacy Protection Act Amendment

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On January 10, 2013, President Obama signed H.R. 6671, the Video Privacy Protection Act Amendments Act of 2012, which amends the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), 18 U.S.C. § 2710, to streamline the process for consumers...more

Hulu Privacy Litigation Marks First Application of Video Privacy Protection Act to Solely Streamed Video

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

Internet video streaming site Hulu.com is subject to the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), 18 U.S.C. § 2710, according to a recent decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, marking the...more

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