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Fraser v. Asus Computer

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If every district court judge were as conscientious as Judge Alsup, there would be no need for the Center for Class Action Fairness. A class action alleged that the Asus design had resulted in interference with GPS and WiFi. Asus offers a "dongle" for free to customers dissatisfied with the issue, so when the class settled for "$17 plus a free dongle" for class members who made claims, with no liability to the defendant for class members who did not make claims, the district court was not impressed. [Fraser v. Asus Computer (N.D. Cal. Dec. 21, 2012); h/t A.S.]

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