Big Retailers May Regret Moving Tracking Suits To Fed. Court

Law360, New York (April 3, 2013, 10:21 PM EDT) -- Target Corp., Toys R Us Inc. and other big retailers have seized on a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to remove a host of online-tracking class actions to Missouri federal court, but attorneys say the move could backfire on the defendants, undermining a key argument they'll likely use to try to dismiss the suits.

The privacy cases mark the latest round in litigation that began in 2010 over online retailers' placement of data snippets known as Flash cookies on visitors' computers to improve website functionality and...
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