It was only a matter of time. Even though Instagram issued a hasty clarification on its new Terms of Service, it’s already been hit with a class action lawsuit. Dan Levine of Reuters reports:
Facebook’s Instagram photo sharing service has been hit with what appears to be the first civil lawsuit to result from changed service terms that prompted howls of protest last week.
In a proposed class action lawsuit filed in San Francisco federal court on Friday, a California Instagram user leveled breach of contract and other claims against the company.
“We believe this complaint is without merit and we will fight it vigorously,” Facebook spokesman Andrew Noyes said in an e-mail.
Read more on The Chicago Tribune.
Update: Eric Goldman and Venkat Balasubramani blog about/decimate the lawsuit here.