Zynga Faces Privacy Suit On Behalf Of Facebook Users

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 6:59 PM EDT) -- Zynga Game Network Inc. ran afoul of state and federal law — and violated an agreement with Facebook Inc. — by sharing users' personal information with advertisers and Internet marketing companies, according to a recently filed putative class action lawsuit.

The complaint was filed on behalf of named plaintiff and Zynga user Nancy Walther Graf in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday.

The complaint includes claims under the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act and Stored Communications Act, as well as...
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