Yahoo Agrees to Settle Class-Action Click-Fraud Case

Yahoo will consider refunding money to thousands of advertisers dating back to January 2004 and pay $4.95 million in attorney fees to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging the internet powerhouse has been profiting from bogus sales referrals generated through a sham known as "click fraud." The agreement, given preliminary approval by U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder in Los Angeles, doesn't limit Yahoo's liability.

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