Jones v. Google reminds us that private rights of action could come from anywhere

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As most privacy watchers know, one of the hot-button issues in the ongoing debate over federal legislation is whether the law should include a private right of action (PRA). As we also know, some existing federal privacy laws include a PRA (e.g., the Cable Communications Policy Act) and some don’t (e.g., the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act).