ESPN App Users Take Privacy Fight To 9th Circ.

By Jody Godoy (June 8, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT) -- A proposed class asked the Ninth Circuit for a chance to go another round against ESPN Inc. on Friday after a Washington state federal judge dismissed its suit alleging that the sports network wrongfully disclosed app users' personal information to Adobe Systems Inc.

Named plaintiff Chad Eichenberger claims that the network violated the Video Privacy Protection Act by passing on information about viewers using its WatchESPN app via Roku streaming media devices to Adobe Analytics. He appealed U.S District Judge Thomas Zilly's May decision that the suit failed to state a claim under the law because the information did not identify...

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