Skillshare Legal Investigation: Attorneys Look into Potential Privacy Violations

Last Updated on October 26, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Any Facebook user with a Skillshare membership who has taken a course on
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with have reason to believe that may be using a tracking tool to secretly transmit details to Facebook about certain users and the videos they’ve watched. They’re now gathering paid members 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.
Does This Cost Anything?
It costs nothing to sign up, and the attorneys will only get paid if they win your claim.
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.