IAC Hit With $1.5B Suit Over Phony Match.com Profiles

Law360, Los Angeles (November 25, 2013, 8:54 PM EST) -- A woman who says her photo was used to make fake profiles on IAC/Interactive Corp.-owned dating sites, including Match.com, filed a $1.5 billion putative class action Thursday seeking to force the sites to use facial recognition technology to protect customers from fraudulent profiles.

In a suit filed in in New York federal court, Yuliana Avalos has accused IAC of violating the Lanham Act, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and common-law copyrights for what she calls “one of the biggest conspiracies ever executed on the...
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