Facebook Can't Shake Suit Over Minors' Game Credit Purchases

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 2:20 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday allowed teenage social network account holders and their parents to continue pursuing Facebook Inc. for allegedly improperly profiting from game credits unknowingly purchased by minors, keeping alive many of the suit's claims and refusing to strike class allegations.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken did quash all of the plaintiffs' Consumer Legal Remedies Act claims as well as some of their Unfair Competition Law allegations, but refused to throw out the minors' request for declaratory relief to void the purchase of...
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Bohannon v. Facebook, Inc.


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4:12-cv-01894

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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Beth Labson Freeman

Date Filed

April 17, 2012

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