Netflix Users Call $9M Video Privacy Settlement 'Unfair'

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A Netflix Inc. subscriber on Tuesday backed the company's data collection practices in urging a California judge to reject a recent $9 million class action settlement, joining more than 60 Netflix customers who have objected to the fairness of the proposed pact.

In a court filing, Netflix user Jason Karns argued that a proposal to resolve claims that the company violated the Video Privacy Protection Act by storing the financial information and viewing history of former customers who had canceled their accounts, which received preliminary approval...
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