January 08, 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has held that an internet service provider (ISP) did not violate privacy laws when it allegedly allowed a third-party advertising company to gather information concerning the websites visited by the ISP’s customers –  information that the advertising company used to deliver targeted advertisements.  The authors, Partner Mary Ellen Callahan, Partner David A. Handzo and associate Matthew E. Price discuss the decision's implications for online advertising and e-commerce.