AOL Wants To Nix Subscriber's Web Tracking Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT) -- AOL Inc. on Monday sought dismissal of a consumer privacy class action from Massachusetts federal court, saying its user agreement bounds subscribers to file any action against the Internet service provider in Virginia.

In a June lawsuit, subscriber and Mississippi resident Sandra Person Burns accused AOL and two video technology companies — Brightcove Inc. and ScanScout Inc. — of tracking users, though she had made changes to her Web browser settings to prevent that.

She filed the class action in Massachusetts, where Brightcove and ScanScout are...
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Case Information

Case Title

Burns v. AOL Inc. et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


William G. Young

Date Filed

June 28, 2011

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