Netflix settles customer record privacy case for $9 million

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Netflix settles customer record privacy case for $9 million.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/02/8RyJHG.jpg[/newsimage]A class-action lawsuit alleging streaming video giant Netflix retained customer records for two years after service cancellation have ended with the company admitting no wrongdoing, but paying out a hefty $9 million to make the case go away.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/netflix-settles-customer-record-privacy-case-for-9-million-58676/](http://www.myce.com/news/netflix-settles-customer-record-privacy-case-for-9-million-58676/)


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Who cares. This is just another case of a few lawyers making a fortune in the name of a few “victoms” who might get a few dollars in a settlement. But how exactly is anyone “victomized” because Netflix kept their account information for two years? The country is going nuts with litagation and we desparately need tort reform.