Hulu Says Users Weren't Hurt By Information Sharing

Law360, San Francisco (December 19, 2013, 5:57 PM EST) -- Hulu LLC urged a California federal judge Thursday to toss a putative privacy class action accusing the streaming television service of wrongfully disclosing consumers' information to third parties like Facebook Inc. and comScore Inc., arguing there's no evidence that users were injured by the disclosures.

The plaintiffs, who claim Hulu violated the Video Privacy Protection Act by sharing their viewing habits with third parties, can't reap damages in the case because only a "person aggrieved" by a wrongful disclosure can do so under the act, Hulu's...
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