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Federal Courts Offer a Modern Interpretation of the VHS-Era Video Privacy Protection Act

October 28, 2015, The Cybersecurity Law Report

Simon Frankel is quoted by the Cybersecurity Law Report discussing the modern interpretation of the Video Privacy Protection Act, which was first applicable to video cassette rentals in 1988. Even though it was updated in 2012, Frankel points out, “That’s sort of the broader trend – courts are really struggling with how the statute, not written for this [online] context, applies in this context and trying to draw where the limits are.”

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