$20M Deal Over Facebook 'Like' Ads Rejected By Judge

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 10:37 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday rejected a proposed $20 million class settlement over Facebook Inc.'s alleged nonconsensual use of users' pictures in ads, and expressed concerns over the $10 million in attorneys' fees and the lack of direct monetary relief to class members.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg said there were too many questions about the settlement to simply grant the motion for preliminary approval, and urged the parties to either revise the deal or submit a new motion with more information about how the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Fraley et al v. Facebook, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Richard Seeborg

Date Filed

April 8, 2011

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