Comprehensive Guide to Web Privacy Laws and Regulations
This guide provides an overview of privacy laws often cited in web tracker lawsuits. We’ve noted the laws that include a private right of action, which allows individuals to file lawsuits when they believe their privacy rights were violated. This is particularly significant as there are over 100 pending class-action lawsuits concerning web trackers, alleging violations related to wiretapping. Additionally, hundreds of cases accuse violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA). These lawsuits can be costly; we’ve a recent VPPA lawsuit cost $16 million to settle.