IMDB sues California over law to remove actors' ages

IMDB sues California over law to remove actors' ages
 

The International Movie Database (IMDB), which provides listings on actors and films, is suing the state of California over a law requiring it to remove actors' ages at their request.
IMDB, owned by Amazon, says the law violates its free speech rights.
Hollywood actors have long reported cases of ageism in the film industry.
In particular, actresses, among them Helen Mirren, have said they are often overlooked or typecast as they get older.
In 2014, Zoe Saldana, 38, who plays the female lead in the film Guardians of the Galaxy, told the Telegraph newspaper: "By the time you are 28,... read more

 
14 November 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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