Law360 (July 15, 2020, 9:33 PM EDT) -- A California magistrate judge on Wednesday preliminarily approved a $22.5 million deal by the maker of the Bumble dating app to resolve allegations it violated New York and California consumer protection laws by auto-renewing subscriptions without users' consent.
During a hearing held via Zoom, U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins greenlighted Bumble Trading Inc. and Bumble Holding Ltd.'s settlement, which proposed to resolve claims by two different classes — a California class of Bumble Boost users who were charged auto-renewal fees and a nationwide class of users whose subscriptions were automatically renewed.
If granted final approval, the settlement would end a...
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