Bloomberg Law
Feb. 7, 2022, 10:36 PM

NFL Enterprises Says Privacy Suit Fails Because Video Is Live

Peter Hayes
Peter Hayes

NFL Enterprises asked the District of Rhode Island to dismiss amended class action claims that its NFL app is accessing and disclosing records of video clips viewed by users and their other personally identifiable information.

The Video Privacy Protection Act claims fail because the law applies only to video tape providers, NFL Enterprises said in a motion to dismiss filed Feb. 4 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

“NFL Enterprises does not act as a video tape service provider when offering live video on the NFL app, because the VPPA does not regulate live content,” ...

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