Time Warner Beats Road Runner Ad Suit In 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Monday dismissed a proposed class action accusing Time Warner Inc. of running misleading ads that its Road Runner Internet service offers a “blazing speed” connection despite allegedly employing tactics that slow down the connection.

A three-judge panel affirmed a December 2011 ruling by U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain, and found that the plaintiffs — Road Runner service subscribers — had not shown enough proof that Time Warner advertised the service as offering “always-on” connection at “blazing speed” and as being the...
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