Lawsuit Investigation: Did Viki Violate a Video Privacy Law by Sharing Consumers’ Data?

Last Updated on October 19, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone with a Facebook account who signed up for a free account on or paid for a Viki Pass subscription, streamed videos on within the past three years, and lives in Massachusetts or California.
What’s Going On?
Attorneys working with have reason to believe that Viki may be using a tracking tool on its website to secretly transmit details about certain users and the videos they’ve watched to Facebook. They’re now looking into whether a class action lawsuit can be filed over potential privacy violations.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
A class action lawsuit could help compensate people who may have had their privacy violated and potentially force the streaming service to change its data privacy practices.
How Much Could I Get?
There are no guarantees as to how much money you could get or whether a lawsuit will be successful, but the federal Video Privacy Protection Act provides that consumers who had their rights violated under the law could be owed $2,500.