Mar 302012
 March 30, 2012  Posted by  Business, Court

Eriq Gardner reports:

Huang Hoang, the actress who sued IMDb for revealing her real age, got a small boost Friday in Washington federal court. The judge overseeing the case has decided that Hoang’s allegations that IMDb breached contract and violated laws on consumer protection are plausible enough to continue. But the judge also offered some relief to the subsidiary by dismissing two of Hoang’s core claims and striking her wish to collect $1 million in punitive damages.

Read more on Hollywood Reporter.  The claim about what the privacy policy meant in terms of use of her data is an issue privacy advocates will want to watch – if the case doesn’t settle before trial.

via @kurtopsahl

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