Thom Weidlich reports:
News Corp. (NWSA)’s Myspace unit was accused in a lawsuit of giving data to aggregators that are used to associate members by name with their Internet browsing history without their consent.
Myspace shares the data with aggregators despite telling members they can restrict access to their information, according to the complaint filed today in federal court in Brooklyn, New York. The suit, filed by New York law firms Milberg LLP and Reese Richman LLP, seeks class-action, or group, status and unspecified damages.
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The case is Virtue v. Myspace Inc., 11-cv-1800, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn).