Gannett Can't Escape Privacy Suit Over USA Today App

Law360, New York (September 2, 2016, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge won't let USA Today parent company Gannett Co. off the hook for allegedly collecting app users' video viewing data and sharing it with another company, ruling on Friday that disclosing personally identifiable information could indeed cause users harm.

U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV denied Gannett's bid to dismiss a suit brought by Alexander Yershov, who alleges that the company turned over personal data about his video viewing preferences to technology company Adobe, ruling he alleged a solid-enough injury to carry...
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Case Title

Yershov v. Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc.

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Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


F. Dennis Saylor, IV

Date Filed

July 24, 2014

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