Nintendo Takes Faulty Wii Controller Row Into Arbitration

Law360, New York (March 19, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday sent to arbitration a putative class action against Nintendo of America Inc. over allegedly faulty Wii U controllers, ruling that the named plaintiff consented to an arbitration provision when he began using the game console.

Nintendo customer Joubin Rahimi clicked the "agree" button on the startup screen of his Wii U system, acknowledging that he accepted the terms of the end user license agreement requiring any dispute over the game console to be settled through arbitration, U.S. District Judge Thelton...
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