liable under Fair Housing Act

Company plans appeal in 5-year-old lawsuit

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A federal district judge has ruled the Web site can be held liable for violations of the Fair Housing Act because it requires users to disclose their gender, sexual orientation and family status, and allows them to use the same information about others to facilitate roommate matches.

But the site continues to collect such information from users, and an attorney representing parent company LLC says the company intends to appeal the decision — all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary.