NY Judge Axes HuffPo Bloggers’ Pay Suit Against AOL

Law360, New York (March 30, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday threw out a $105 million putative class action brought by a group of unpaid Huffington Post bloggers seeking compensation for their work, ruling the bloggers knew about the unpaid arrangement from the beginning.

U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl granted a motion by AOL Inc., which bought the Huffington Post for $315 million in 2011, to dismiss a claim of unjust enrichment ruling that the plaintiffs were not forced to give their work to the Huffington Post for publication...
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