Whether The Use Of Cookies To Track Internet Usage Can Violate Anti-stalking Laws

In Universal Image Inc. v. Yahoo!, Inc, the issue involved the use of cookies and the right to privacy. Yahoo’s privacy policy was examined. This case was revolutionary, because it determined whether the use of cookies to track Internet usage can violate consumer privacy.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is the Texas statute in question?
What are cookies?
Who are the parties and what are the facts of this case?
What did the complaint seek?
What is the significance of this lawsuit?


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