HuffPo Bloggers' Compensation Suit Falls In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 5:24 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Wednesday affirmed the dismissal of a proposed class action by unpaid Huffington Post bloggers claiming they were tricked into writing for free before they realized their work helped pitch the site toward a $315 million sale to AOL Inc.

A three-judge panel said that the bloggers wrote for the Huffington Post for free in exchange for gaining exposure for their work, and noted that they had never been promised to be paid for their posts. AOL had purchased the Huffington Post for...
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