Privacy Suit Plaintiff Sanctioned For Spoliation Of Browsing History Evidence

Mealey's (September 1, 2016, 8:50 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A plaintiff alleging violation of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) by a provider of advertising services for Internet error pages should have known of her duty to preserve browsing history and tracking cookie evidence from her computer, a New York federal magistrate judge ruled Aug. 29, granting in part the defendant’s motion for sanctions for spoliation (Betsy Feist v. Paxfire Inc., et al., No. 1:11-cv-05436, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116405).

(Opinion and order available. Document #68-160908-012Z.)

However, U.S. Magistrate Judge...
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