27 posts and columns on class action
News Bytecontacting members of a class-action suit that claimed its in-app purchase policy failed to prevent children from overspending on their parents’ accounts. Under the terms of the settlement, Apple will offer eligible class members a $5 iTunes gift card, an account credit, or, for claims over $30, a cash payment.
The good news for angry HuffPo bloggers who want to get paid for their unpaid work: AOL volunteers made the same argument during Bubble 1.0 and ended up winning! The bad news: It took a lawsuit, and more than a decade, to extract the cash. (And the HuffPo writers may not have a case, anyway.)
News Bytesettled the class action suit brought against it, for its foolish decision to use Buzz to transform our private Gmail address books into public social networks, by agreeing to establish an $8.5 million fund for Internet privacy education and policy.