In losing its case to prevent 72+ individuals from bringing arbitration claims against it, Patreon has found itself in the unenviable position of having to bear enormous legal costs to defend what it no doubt sees as frivolous claims. But Patreon is not the only company with such exposure.
And since one of the biggest (Twitch) just recently riled up an even bigger fan base when it elected to ban Dr. Disrespect, there can be no question that both Twitch and the Disrespect team are following the case closely.
What does it all mean? Let's dive in.
The only place to find the "Patreon Difficulty Bucket" is in...Virtual Legality.
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Discussed in this episode:
"Dr. Disrespect and the Secret of Frivolous Arbitration (w/ Patreon)(VL264)"
YouTube Video - July 14, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"Patreon v Ayure"
July 29, 2020 - Denial of Injunction
"Arbitration agreements: enforcement."
SB-707 (CA - Effective January 1, 2020)
"California Code, Code of Civil Procedure - CCP § 1284.3"
Effective July 1, 2020
"Consumer Arbitration Minimum Standards"
JAMS Website - Updated July 15, 2009
Twitter Terms of Service
Effective June 18, 2020
YouTube Terms of Service
Effective December 10, 2019
Facebook Terms of Service
Effective July 31, 2019
Effective May 12, 2020
Twitch Terms of Service
Effective May 29, 2020
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