Yahoo! in deep soup for using an image of an Ohio woman to advertise Yahoo! email services. This act might cost Yahoo! a whooping amount equaling to $20 million.
Google watch reports:
According to a complaint filed in Ohio federal court, the woman, Shannon Stovall, learned of the alleged misuse of her likeness after she signed up for Yahoo e-mail. An image of Stovall (left) was included in the sign-up confirmation e-mail sent to Stovall's new Yahoo e-mail address.
Stovall, who is represented by attorneys from three firms—read: not a pro se lawsuit—is alleging Yahoo violated her right to publicity and right to privacy.
Shannon Stovall is seeking a whooping amount of $20 million for compensation against the damages caused.