EBay Can't Duck Class Action Over Mobile User Fees

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused to throw out a putative class action accusing eBay Inc. of violating fee agreements with its mobile users, ruling the plaintiff has presented enough facts to sustain a breach of contract and implied covenant claim.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White kept alive the bulk of eBay user Tasha Keirsey's suit, which claims the online auction giant deceives customers by charging for optional features that users don't select and imposing fees for features advertised as free.

Although the judge...
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