Hollywood Docket Top 5: Google Buzz class action; Ticketmaster settlement?; Jon Gosselin

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Hollywood Docket Top 5: Google Buzz class action; Ticketmaster settlement?; Jon Gosselin

Thu Feb 18, 2010 @ 10:17AM PST

Entertainment law news you need to care about this morning: 

  • Google Buzz faces its first class action suit over privacy issues. Hate to say we told you so, but ... [SF Chron]

  • Ticketmaster is apparently about to announce a settlement with the FTC over allegedly shady ticketing practices (Ticketmaster? Shocking.) for a Bruce Springsteen concert. [Reuters]

  • There's a hearing today in New York on the fairness of a proposed settlement in the Google Books copyright case. At least 30 speakers are expected to voice their opinions. [Exclusive Rights]

  • TLC is settling its litigation with Jon Gosselin over the reality star's alleged breach of contract for making paid appearances without permission. Gosselin had also filed a $5 million counterclaim that will presumably go away as well. Terms of the settlement are remaining private, the first that word has ever been used in connection with Jon Gosselin. [NYDN]
  • Chris Brown is in court today. We can't bring ourselves to care about this. [TMZ]

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