Class-Action Suit Targets Beacon's Advertising Customers

A class-action lawsuit targets Facebook and eight of the participants in Beacon, its ill-fated advertising product that shared information about third-party site activity with the social network. Named as defendants are Facebook, as well as current or former Beacon participants Blockbuster, Fandango (owned by Comcast),, STA Travel, Zappos, Hotwire (owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp), and GameFly.

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