Doe v. Amazon.com, Inc., No. 11–CV–01709, 2011 BL 330866 (W.D. Wash. Dec. 23, 2011) The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington dismissed a complaint anonymously filed by an actress alleging violation of state privacy laws based on the inclusion of her age in an online profile. The court held that the harm to plaintiff from the disclosure of her age was not grave enough to justify proceeding anonymously, and gave plaintiff leave to amend the complaint by identifying herself.
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