Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Privacy Class Action Over Facebook's Use Of Minors' Photos Dismissed

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Privacy Class Action Over Facebook's Use Of Minors' Photos Dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO - A California federal judge on March 26 dismissed a putative class action brought by a group of minors against Facebook Inc. for alleged misappropriation of their pictures in connection with advertisements, finding that the plaintiffs failed to prove the purported unenforceability of the social network's statement of rights and responsibilities (SRRs), by which consent for such use was granted (C.M.D., et al. v. Facebook Inc., No. 3:12-cv-01216, N.D. Calif.).

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