Key Privacy Lawsuits of 2010: Insights and Analysis

Original broadcast date: April 28, 2011

Over the last six months, several privacy lawsuits have been filed against online behavioral tracking companies and some of their clients that could have far reaching consequences for the handling of personal information. Could these cases be the "tipping point" leading to new state or federal regulations or result in a "breakthrough" case that leads to a flood of litigation? Will they impact the way companies handle personal information and do business or how consumers view their online privacy? Hear our panel of experts discuss:

  • a summary of the allegations in some of the key cases
  • the alleged theories of liability in these suits, including the CFAA, ECPA and other privacy laws
  • litigation strategies and risks
  • the current state of law concerning OBA, including highlights of the FTCs Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (the "Report")
  • OBA compliance and legal risk management

David Navetta, Founding Partner, Information Law Group
Eric C. Bosset, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

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