IMDb Files Suit Against Calif. AG Over Privacy Bill

Law360, Los Angeles (November 10, 2016, 8:31 PM EST) -- A recently passed California law forcing online entertainment employment boards to remove the ages of film industry people from profiles drew the ire of IMDb.com, which argued in a federal court complaint Thursday that the law singles out the company and violates free speech rights.

IMDb.com Inc., maker of an online database of information about movies and the people involved in making them, told a Golden State federal court that Assembly Bill 1687's requirement that the company scrub the ages of the industry people in its listings at the performers' request is unfairly forcing it to eliminate publicly available facts from...

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