Nov 162012
 November 16, 2012  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

Wendy Davis reports:

Amazon has settled a lawsuit alleging that it circumvented the privacy settings of Internet Explorer users, according to court papers filed on Thursday. Details of the settlement, including any financial terms, have not been made public.

The deal puts an end to a case originally filed by Nicole Del Vecchio and Ariana Del Vecchio in March 2011. They alleged the online retailer got around the privacy filters built into Internet Explorer by “spoofing” the browser into classifying Amazon as offering more privacy protections than it did.

Read more on MediaPost.

h/t, Justin Brookman

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