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Why Actress Should Sue IMDb Over Publishing Her Real Age

31 October 2011 4:24 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

A recent controversy has hit the mainstream media over a female actor’s lawsuit against the entertainment industry website imdb.com. For those who aren’t familiar with the site, IMDb (Internet Movie Data Base) is an electronic resume and resource for anyone who has ever worked on a movie/tv show/dog food commercial, ever. It’s not always accurate, but it’s the go-to site for people to look up credits, find the latest movie trailers, and find out who’s doing what and where, without the gossipy, irritating tone adopted by other entertainment sites. It’s mainly for industry insiders.

The actor in question’s age was listed and was considered by the actor to be a violation of her privacy – mainly because she didn’t want to be seen as “over the hill”. She has sued the IMDb for $1 million in loses. For the full story, »

- Devjani Raha

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