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Class action lawsuit filed against online mugshot website

December 18, 2012 No Comments »
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Here’s an article about an interesting lawsuit filed against a website provider that posts arrest mugshots, then charges to have the mugshot removed.  The class action was filed in Pennsylvania, and I spoke at length with the journalist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette concerning the issues involved in the claim, especially regarding the right of publicity angle involved.  Here is a link to the article and interview:

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/region/websites-are-sued-for-charging-to-remove-mug-shots-665731/


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