Dow Jones Gets Online Subscriber Class Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 10:58 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday tossed a putative class action against Dow Jones & Co., ruling that the media company did not breach a contract with online subscribers of The Wall Street Journal when it stopped providing free access to Barron’s Online.

U.S. District Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum granted Dow Jones’ motion for summary judgment, ruling that Dow Jones had acted reasonably and within its rights under the contract — which allowed Dow Jones to discontinue or change services at any time — and...
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