Instagram Policy Ruling Shows How To Avoid Privacy Suits

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 8:27 PM EDT) -- A California judge recently rejected a proposed class action challenging contractual changes Instagram LLC made to the way it handles user information, a ruling that shows companies can insulate themselves from privacy suits by properly informing users of policy revisions and allowing them to opt out.

In a Feb. 28 order sustaining Instagram's demurrer without leave to amend, Superior Court Judge Curtis E.A. Karnow shut down plaintiff Lucy Rodriguez' putative class action alleging that Instagram breached its contract with users and violated California's unfair competition law...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.