2nd Circ. Kills Suit Over Dow Jones' Cutoff Of WSJ Service

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 8:08 PM EST) -- Dow Jones & Co. did not act unreasonably when it cut off Wall Street Journal subscribers' access to content from a financial magazine, the Second Circuit said Monday, killing a consumer class action against the news company.

Dow Jones' agreement with subscribers allowed it to change its service offerings at its discretion, and a decision to remove access to the financial magazine Barron's was reasonable, a panel of Second Circuit judges said in a written opinion.

“The subscriber agreement includes Barron’s in its definition of  'services,'...
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