Thanks to an April 2011 Supreme Court decision, companies like Instagram can mandate that users resolve their claims outside of court in arbitration instead of banding together to file class actions against them.
Instagram’s new terms specifically require users to waive their rights to file class actions.
But there’s a way for consumers to keep their right to sue the recently maligned photo-sharing giant, The Consumerist has pointed out.
They have to opt out within 30 days of Jan. 19, and they have to do so in writing. Then they just need to find a stamp and a lawyer.
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