Latest Video Privacy Protection Act Stories

Netflix Looks To Share User Data With Facebook Under New Bill
2012-12-28 14:35:24

A bill now awaits President Obama’s signature which would allow Netflix and other video streaming services to share their user data with third-parties.

Hulu Privacy Suit To Continue
2012-08-16 09:19:01

A federal court in Northern California ruled on Friday that a 1988 law known as the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), which was enacted during the time of movie rental stores such as Blockbuster, also applies to companies that stream video on the Web.

2008-04-18 01:05:00

A woman in Texas sued Blockbuster Inc. after she alleged the video rental company transmitted her personal information to Facebook.com through the Web site's Beacon marketing program.

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