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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against LinkedIn

by Betsey Lippmeier

linkedinlawsuitFour LinkedIn users have filed a lawsuit accusing the business-oriented social network of accessing their third party e-mail accounts such as Google’s Gmail without permission, harvesting the addresses of their contacts and sending multiple reminder emails ostensibly on behalf of the user advertising LinkedIn to non-members (e.g., Google’s Gmail, Yahoo! Mail) .  The class action lawsuit charges LinkedIn with violations of federal and state law.For more on LinedIn, try:

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