Jul 292012
 
 July 29, 2012  Laws, Online

Netflix’s lobbying efforts to amend the VPPA so that Facebook users can share all their choices may pay off soon. News Today reports:

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) users will be allowed to share video they watched on Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) through a proposed amendment to a Senate cybersecurity bill. This amendment is filed by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), on which the Senate could vote, when the issue will come up the in the senate next week.

Currently, the social networking giant Facebook Inc. (FB)’s users can choose to automatically reveal which songs they have listen and which articles they read. But due to the limitations of Video Privacy Protection Act, which was also authored by Leahy, bans the users of Facebook Inc. to share the history information of any video without written consent by the consumer or a warrant from the police.

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