Prospects Dim For $105M HuffPo Bloggers Pay Suit

Law360, New York (March 9, 2012, 7:58 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge expressed doubt on Friday about OKing a $105 million class action unpaid bloggers brought against the Huffington Post to force it to retroactively pay for their work, saying the bloggers knew the arrangement when they signed on.

U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl, who is deciding whether to allow the case to go forward, questioned how bloggers can hope to force the online publication to pay them anything when they knew the site promised nothing.

“There was no question that when...
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Case Information

Case Title

Tasini et al v. AOL, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


John G. Koeltl

Date Filed

April 12, 2011

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