Dataium Settles With NJ Over Claims Of 'History Sniffing'

Law360, New York (November 21, 2013, 4:30 PM EST) -- Tennessee-based data analytics company Dataium has settled an investigation by the state of New Jersey into allegations that it illegally used software code to track websites visited by consumers without their knowledge or consent, the attorney general announced Thursday.

Attorney General John J. Hoffman, the Division of Law and the Division of Consumer Affairs, which launched an investigation against the company, said in a joint statement that Dataium will pay the state $400,000 to settle claims that the company engaged in “history sniffing,” a technique that...
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