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ABOUT.COM GUIDE CONTRACT LITIGATION

Levinson v. Primedia, United States District Court, Southern District of New York – This case involved Internet Guides who were responsible for maintaining websites and communities in the About.com system of websites. In exchange for doing so they were to receive a specified percentage of the advertising revenue generated by the websites they Guided for About.com. It was alleged defendants failed to pay the promised share of advertising revenue to the Guides.

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COURT RULES ON MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

In August of 2007 the Court ruled on Plaintiffs' and Defendants' motions for summary judgment. The court granted summary judgment in favor of Plaintiffs on certain issues involving how each Guide’s share of advertising revenue should have been calculated.


CLASS CERTIFICATION

In January of 2008 Plaintiffs filed a motion for class certification. The court certified the class in April of 2009


MOTION FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT

In July of 2009 Plaintiffs submitted a motion for partial summary judgment for $1,531,983 for claims covering the year 2000 only.


SETTLEMENT

In September of 2010 the Defendants agreed to a settlement payment of $5,750,000 to settle the claims of over one thousand Internet Guides. The settlement was approved by the court in October of 2010.

Case Documents
Online Forms
Wired.com article:
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Wired Article
Amended Complaint
Levinson et al v Primedia et al - Guide Lawsuit Against Primedia Inc.doc
Court's ruling on Plaintiff and Defendant Summary Judgment motions
84-Memorandum & Opinion.pdf
Motion for Class Certification
96-Motion to Certify Class.pdf
Order Certifying Class
115-Order Certifiying Class.pdf






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