Google Virtual Pet Suit Sent To Arbitration

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 6:46 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has granted Google's bid to arbitrate a class action accusing it of creating unfair terms of use for its online SuperPoke! Pets game, which the company shut down in March amid outcry from users who had "invested" real dollars on in-game pet customization.

In a July 12 ruling, Judge William Alsup determined that the plaintiffs' sole claim challenging the validity of an arbitration clause imbedded in the game's terms of use was insufficient, and therefore the remaining six claims must be sorted...
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