Instagram Dodges Class Action Over Photo Rights Policy

Law360, New York (July 16, 2013, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday tossed a proposed class action alleging Instagram, the Facebook Inc.-owned photo sharing application, has rules that violate California privacy laws by giving it broad rights over users' personal pictures, saying there is no federal court jurisdiction in the matter.

The lawsuit was filed in December in response to Instagram's changes to its user agreement. When the changes were announced, it triggered widespread backlash because of the company's allegedly overreaching claims to the rights of posted photos as well as liability conditions...
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Funes v. Instagram, Inc et al


Case Number

3:12-cv-06482

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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William Alsup

Date Filed

December 20, 2012

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