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Judge Rules comScore Can Keep Data Confidential

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The digital aggregating and survey company comScore is facing a law suit, possibly a class action lawsuit regarding their practices of data collection. However a judge ruled that they do not have to reveal customer or client information - yet. The lawsuit against comScore dates to last August, when Harris and Dunstan [URL="http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/157349/comscore-sued-for-sinister-and-shocking-online-t.html"]sued[/URL] the company for allegedly duping them into installing monitoring software by bundling it with free programs, like screensavers. They allege that many users are not told about the monitoring software until after they have begun installing it. Once users download the software, comScore can access their Web activity and draw on that information in its market research reports.[LEFT][COLOR=#000000]

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