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Newsfeeds and Notice – How Social Networks Might Affect Class Action Litigation

The resources from which people obtain, and choose to obtain, information have changed dramatically. A recent and highly publicized discussion of how information is exchanged might be the so-called filter bubble that many social media users experience. This bubble has reportedly caused “autonomous decision-making,” which hypothesizes that people pay attention to only those sources of … Continue Reading

Instagram Federal Class Action Over User Terms Dismissed Under CAFA

Editors’ Note:  This blog post is a joint submission with BakerHostetler’s IP Intelligence blog. Earlier this month, Judge William Alsop of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against Instagram. Rodriguez v. Instagram, LLC, No.12-CV-06482-WHA (N.D. Cal. July 12, 2013). The complaint alleged that certain changes to … Continue Reading