ISP Not Liable for Allowing Advertiser To Track Web Use

, The National Law Journal


An Internet service provider that allowed an advertiser to capture users' Internet communications is not an aider and abettor under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986, a federal appeals court has ruled. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit based its decision on the fact that the statute "creates no aiding-and abetting civil liability."

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