Hulu Says Information Sharing Didn't Break Privacy Law

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 7:36 PM ET) -- Hulu LLC on Tuesday asked a California federal judge to dismiss a putative class action accusing the video streaming service of wrongfully disclosing users’ information to third parties, arguing it didn’t break any laws and that the plaintiffs didn't allege any actual injury.

In the 2011 suit, Hulu users alleged the website violated the Video Privacy Protection Act by wrongfully disclosing their video viewing selections and personal identification information to third parties such as online advertising networks, metrics and data-tracking companies, and social networks without ever...
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