Blockbuster sued over Facebook ad feature

From Chicago Tribue By AMANDA FEHD Associated Press Writer 11:51 PM CDT, April 17, 2008 click to read more.
SAN JOSE – A Texas woman has sued Blockbuster Inc. alleging the video rental company transmitted her personal information to Facebook.com through the Web site’s Beacon marketing program.     Cathryn Elaine Harris, of Dallas County, Texas, claims that Beacon, which Facebook launched in November, got the information from Blockbuster through computer tracking programs without her permission.

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