B&N Opt-Out Notice Borders On Opaque: Privacy Official

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 7:27 PM EDT) -- A New York bankruptcy judge ordered a hearing Wednesday after the privacy ombudsman in the Borders Group Inc. bankruptcy blasted Barnes & Noble Inc. for withholding from Borders customers the extent of the information it was acquiring under an intellectual property purchase.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn said he would consider at a hearing scheduled  for Tuesday whether Barnes & Noble needed to send Borders customers another email explicitly saying that their email addresses and purchase history were included in Barnes & Noble's $13.9 million purchase...
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