Facebook Wins Dismissal Of Suit Over Minors' Images In Ads

Law360, Los Angeles (March 26, 2014, 10:33 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed a proposed class action accusing Facebook Inc. of using children's names and likenesses in ads without their consent, finding the social media giant's terms of service are enforceable against minor users and that the users gave permission when they signed up for the service. 

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg granted Facebook's motion to dismiss the users' second amended complaint with prejudice, rejecting the plaintiffs' argument that the site's terms of service, known as the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities,...
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Case Information

Case Title

E.K.D. et al v. Facebook, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Richard Seeborg

Date Filed

March 12, 2012

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