9th Circ. Will Hear Class Cert. Appeal In Facebook Ad Suit

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday said it would review a denied bid to certify class from a group of online advertisers that allege Facebook Inc. violated California's competition law and breached contracts by overcharging for cost-per-click advertising.

In a brief order, a two-judge panel granted a petition from Fox Test Prep, a business owned by Nathan Fox, and Steven Price, the lead plaintiffs in a proposed class action that accuses Facebook of allegedly charging businesses that use the social networking site's online advertising feature even when...
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