Blockbuster Will Amend Policy To Resolve Privacy Fears

Law360, New York (July 5, 2012, 12:13 PM EDT) -- Blockbuster LLC agreed Tuesday in Minnesota federal court to amend its privacy policy in an effort to resolve claims in a putative class action that the video rental chain unlawfully retained sensitive information after subscribers canceled their memberships.

Lead plaintiff Baseem Missaghi asked the court to preliminarily approve a settlement that provides injunctive relief to a proposed class of former Blockbuster subscribers who claimed the video rental chain kept data such as credit card numbers and viewing histories.

The deal calls for Blockbuster to modify its...
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