Legal Investigation Looks into, Over Potential Privacy Law Violations

Last Updated on December 7, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Facebook users who have an online account with or newsletter subscription with and have watched videos on either website.
What’s Going On?
It’s believed that The New York Post may have used a tracking tool on and to record certain users’ activities – specifically, which videos they watch – and secretly share this data with Facebook. Attorneys are now gathering accountholders and newsletter subscribers to take action over potential privacy violations.
What Am I Signing Up For, Exactly?
You’re signing up for what’s known as “mass arbitration,” which involves hundreds or thousands of consumers bringing individual arbitration claims against the same company at the same time and over the same issue. This is different from class action litigation and takes place outside of court.
How Much Could I Get?
While there are no guarantees, the federal Video Privacy Protection Act states that consumers who had their rights violated under the law could be owed $2,500.