Four Companies Sued for History Sniffing
PRIVACY LAW—U.S.January 3, 2011
A woman who recently sued a marketing company for invading her privacy has now filed suit against McDonald's, CBS, Mazda and Microsoft. Sonal Bose filed a complaint last week with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging that the four companies worked in concert with Interclick, which Bose sued several weeks ago, to track Internet users for marketing purposes. The new suit seeks class-action status and claims that the companies violated the federal computer fraud law, wiretap law and other statutes, MediaPost News reports.