Blu-Ray Player Buyers Say LG Sold Outdated Goods

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 2:56 PM EST) -- Consumers who allege LG Electronics Inc. and others sold Blu-Ray disc players bundled with obsolete and discontinued software asked a Wisconsin federal judge Thursday to certify a class in the lawsuit.

Plaintiff Scott Martin alleged in a complaint filed last week against LG, Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc., Cyberlink.com Corp. doing business as CyberLink USA and Cyberlink Corp. that the bad software prevented the Blu-Ray players from playing Blu-Ray discs released after their purchase.

In support of his motion for class certification, Martin said there are several...
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