Instagram Hit With State Class Action Over New User Policy

Law360, Los Angeles (July 17, 2013, 6:13 PM EDT) -- Instagram LLC was hit with a proposed class action in California state court on Tuesday over the site’s new policy that allows it to hang on to users’ photos after they delete their accounts, just days after a federal judge tossed similar claims for lack of jurisdiction.

The complaint comes just three days after a California federal judge tossed a proposed class action alleging Instagram has rules that violate California privacy laws by giving broad rights over users’ personal pictures, saying there is no federal court jurisdiction in the matter.

That lawsuit was filed in December in response to Instagram's changes...

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