A federal district judge has dismissed antitrust claims filed by the operator of real estate listing portal and agent ratings website NeighborCity.com against the National Association of Realtors and Mid-Atlantic multiple listing service Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. (MRIS). NeighborCity.com's operator, American Home Realty Network, filed the antitrust suit in September 2012, in response to a copyright infringement suit filed by MRIS in March 2012. In that lawsuit, MRIS claimed NeighborCity.com provides "unauthorized access to and use of" copyrighted MRIS data to support the company's referral business. Last year NeighborCity began displaying updated agent profile pages with agent scores and performance metrics based on agents’ transaction history. NeighborCity says it...
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