Bloomberg Law
Sept. 14, 2022, 10:27 PM

Video Streamer FloSports Sued Over Data Sharing with Facebook

Christopher Brown
Christopher Brown
Staff Correspondent

FloSports Inc., a sports event streaming video service, is facing a class lawsuit alleging it shared its subscribers’ personal information with Facebook without their consent.

The video service also shared information about videos they obtained, according to the complaint filed at the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts by lead plaintiff Christopher Fiorentino.

The information was transmitted by a snippet of programming code—the “Facebook pixel"—it chose to install on its websites to facilitate the sharing of information with the social network, the lawsuit alleged.

This practice violated the federal Video Privacy Protection Act, according to Fiorentino’s complaint ...

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