WideOpen West Dodges Consumers' Data Collection Suit

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge ruled on Friday that Internet service provider WideOpen West Finance LLC faces no liability under federal electronic snooping laws in a class action alleging the company enabled online advertiser NebuAd Inc. to collect behavioral data from WOW customers.

U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang finished off the two remaining claims in a putative privacy class action, ruling that the ISP didn't violate the Electronic Communications Privacy Act's prohibitions on using or disclosing user information by allegedly routing customers' online activities to the...
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