Hulu Privacy Plaintiffs Gain Standing With High Court Action

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 3:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday allowed a proposed class action accusing online video provider Hulu LLC of wrongfully disclosing users’ information to proceed, finding that the plaintiffs had sufficient standing to bring the suit after the U.S. Supreme Court dropped a separate case that could have changed class standing requirements.

In the 2011 proposed class action, viewers of Hulu’s online video content alleged that Hulu wrongfully disclosed their video viewing selections and personal identification information to third parties such as online advertising networks, metrics and...
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