$1.7 Million Settlement Award to Public Interest Groups Announced

Mar 30, 2011, 10:07 ET from KamberLaw

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KamberLaw today announced the public interest and privacy entities that will receive approximately $1.7 million as part of a $3.2 million settlement resolving three federal class actions, In Re Clearspring Flash Cookie Litigation; In Re Quantcast Advertising Cookie Litigation; Davis, et al. v. VideoEgg, Inc.

The settlement received preliminary approval by the United States District Court in the Central District of California on March 3, 2011. The defendants, Quantcast, Clearspring and VideoEgg have denied any wrongful conduct. The Court will hold a hearing on June 13, 2011 at 9:30 a.m., before the Honorable George H. Wu, United States District Judge for the Central District of California, 312 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California 90012 to consider the Quantcast/Clearspring settlement. The Court will hold a hearing on July 18, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. to consider the VideoEgg settlement.

The recipients are:

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania–CyLab Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory (CUPS);
Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), Washington, D.C.;
Fordham Law School, New York, New York – Center on Law and Information Policy; University of California–Berkeley, California–to be split evenly between the School of Information, for research and/or education conducted and/or supervised by Professor Deirdre Mulligan and the School of Law, Center for Law & Technology;
Computer Freedom & Privacy Conference (CFP), New York, New York;
Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent Law School, Chicago, Illinois–Center for Information, Society and Policy;
University of California–Hastings College of Law, San Francisco, California; University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas–Center for Consumer Law;
New York Law School, New York, New York–Institute for Information Law and Policy; Stanford Law School, Stanford, California–Center for Internet and Society;
Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee

For more information about the proposed settlement, including actions that you may take in response, please visit www.flashcookiesettlement.com.

SOURCE KamberLaw