Spotify, Others Sued Over Web Tracking

Law360, New York (August 4, 2011, 3:58 PM EDT) -- Two California residents slapped a website analytics company and its customers, including digital music service Spotify USA Inc., with a proposed class action Monday alleging they track millions of consumers' Internet surfing habits using methods that circumvent privacy controls.

John Kim and Dan Schutzman filed a complaint in California federal court accusing Space Pencil Inc., which does business as Kissmetrics, and two dozen website-operating companies of storing so-called local stored objects from Adobe Flash software on their computers in order to track information usually gleaned from...
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