GoDaddy Can't Ditch Fraud Suit Over Microsoft Office Products

Law360, Los Angeles (July 1, 2016, 6:54 PM EDT) -- An Arizona federal judge ruled Friday that domain registrar GoDaddy.com must face a proposed class action accusing it of selling Microsoft Office products lacking certain features, saying the employer who brought the case sufficiently alleged GoDaddy should have disclosed the differences between its products and the ones Microsoft sells.

Ventures Edge Legal PLLC, a small Florida-based business legal services provider, has accused GoDaddy.com LLC  of violating the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act by selling an Office 365 Business Premium plan that doesn’t have the same functions as the one Microsoft sells without telling purchasers about the differences.

GoDaddy looked to toss the...

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