IMDb’s suit calls the law unconstitutional for violating the site’s free speech rights.
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On September 24, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB-1687 into law which, in part, will require entertainment websites like IMDb to remove age information from a subscriber’s profile within five days of a request.
Actress Suing IMDb on the Witness Stand: “The entertainment industry is based on perception … if you tell someone your age, it will affect their perception”
The actress suing IMDb for posting her actual birth date on its site, Huong Hoang (who has also been credited as Junie Hoang), took the stand to speak about the long process she went through to try to get IMDb to remove her age from its website.
SAG Representative on IMDb Age Discrimination Lawsuit: Being “prematurely pigeon-holed as an ‘over 40’ actress can be very harmful”
The Screen Actors Guild has come out against IMDb and age discrimination in casting in general.