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Social sharing and the US Video Privacy Protection Act: Perilous for online video content providers
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2018

The Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (18 U.S.C. 2710) (‘VPPA’) regulates the disclosure of information about consumers’ consumption of video

The Video Privacy Protection Act: Watching the Courts Through Crossed Eyes
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2018

The Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), passed by Congress in 1988, is intended to prevent a “video tape service provider” from “knowingly”

Proposed Class Action over Customers’ Digital Privacy Sent to Arbitration
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

The Southern District of New York recently upheld the arbitration clause of Barnes & Noble’s online terms of use, finding that class action plaintiffs

Ninth Circuit Ruling Limits VPPA’s Scope by Narrowly Defining “Personally Identifiable Information”
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2018

The Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a lower court's decision that "personally identifiable information" does not include a streaming device's serial

Ninth Circuit Weighs In On Scope of Identifiable Information under VPPA
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2017

On November 29, 2017, the Ninth Circuit added to an existing circuit split that has emerged regarding the definition of “personally identifiable

Reflections on Technology-Related Legal Issues: Looking Back at 2017; Will 2018 Be a Quantum Leap Forward?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

As we approach the end of 2017, it is a time to reflect on the dizzying pace of technology evolution this year, and the amazing array of legal issues

Making VHS Relevant Again: The Uncertain Scope of Personal Information Protected by the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

The Ninth Circuit recently became the third federal appellate court to tackle what constitutes “personally identifiable information” protected by the

Ninth Circuit: ESPN Prevails VPPA Dispute
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

In the latest attempt to apply the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) to 21st-century technology, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit affirmed

Limits of the VPPA: Ninth Circuit Panel Upholds Dismissal of VPPA Claim in Eichenberger v. ESPN, But Creates Low Bar for Satisfying Article III
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2017

A federal circuit court recently rules that there was no actionable violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) when ESPN shared a user’s

Ninth Circuit Addresses Scope of “Personally Identifiable Information” in Video Privacy Protection Act
  • Carr McClellan
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

The Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (“VPPA”) bars a “video tape service provider” from knowingly disclosing “personally identifiable information