Nickelodeon Privacy Plaintiffs: Spokeo Ruling Supports ‘Intangible’ Class Claims

Mealey's (June 6, 2016, 12:39 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Two weeks after Viacom Inc. told the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins supports dismissal of a putative class action against it under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), the plaintiffs on June 3 filed a letter arguing that Spokeo supports their position by affirming “that ‘intangible’ injuries may create standing” (In Re: Nickelodeon Consumer Privacy Litigation, No. 15-1441, 3rd Cir.).

(Letter available. Document #97-160623-012B.)

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