Nov 152011
 
 November 15, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Not surprisingly, lawyers for Amazon and IMDB have moved to dismiss a lawsuit filed by an actress because IMDB revealed her birthdate on her profile, which she alleges constituted misuse of her private information and breach of their stated terms about how they use information.   Gene Johnson of Associated Press reports that the defendants’ response, in part, is that:

“Even if IMDb.com used plaintiff’s name, address or zip code from her credit card subscription to locate her birthdate, such use is consistent with the subscriber agreement and privacy policy,” they wrote.

Read more on Bloomberg Businessweek.

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