Aug 162011
 August 16, 2011  Posted by  Business, Court, Featured News, Online, Surveillance

Wendy Davis reports:

Defunct ad company NebuAd has agreed to a $2.4 million settlement of a class-action privacy lawsuit stemming from tests of its controversial behavioral targeting technology.

Two-thirds of the settlement will go toward various privacy organizations, while seven Web users who brought suit will receive between $1,000 and $5,000 each, according to papers filed Tuesday in federal court in the Northern District of California. The lawyers representing the consumers will receive up to $800,000 in attorneys’ fees.

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