Gerry Silver writes:
Over the last several years, attorneys for Internet users have been vigorously attempting to fashion a viable claim against Internet service providers, companies operating websites, “app” developers and Internet advertisers (collectively, “Internet companies”) for collecting, transmitting or even selling personal, private data about the users. Such private information may include websites visited, advertising banners clicked on, search terms used and even key strokes made, which the users claim was collected without their informed consent. To date, based on the current laws on the books, very few, if any, of such claims have withstood court scrutiny.
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