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 January 21, 2015  Business, Court

Anne Bucher reports:

Earlier this month, LinkedIn Corp. was hit with a class action lawsuit alleging it violated California law by misappropriating members’ names and likenesses in order to advertise its contact uploader service for financial gain.

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The LinkedIn class action lawsuit alleges violations of the California Common Law Right of Publicity and California Unfair Competition Law.

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The LinkedIn Class Action Lawsuit is Lea v. LinkedIn Corp., Case No. 5:15-cv-00236, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

 Read more on Top Class Actions. The complaint was filed January 16.