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The Settlement Class

The deadline for submitting a Claim Form under this Settlement passed on September 22, 2005, and no additional Claim Forms will be accepted.


The Settlement Class consists of all individuals and businesses (collectively called "Persons") who, between the dates of May 7, 2002 and July 5, 2004, inclusive, signed one or more contracts (called "Yellow Book Contracts") pursuant to which they paid money to Yellow Book to publish one or more advertisements or listings in any Yellow Book directory in the United States.

In addition, the Settlement Class also includes Persons who, between the dates of May 7, 2002 and July 31, 2004, inclusive, signed one or more Yellow Book Contracts pursuant to which they paid money to Yellow Book to publish one or more advertisements or listings in any of the following Yellow Book directories (the "Select Yellow Book Directories"):

  Yellow Book Directory State Yellow Book Directory State
  Camarillo/Oxnard/Ventura CA LA Metro CA
  Long Beach Metro CA

District of Columbia

DC

  San Fernando Valley CA Frederick County MD
  Santa Clarita Valley CA Southern Maryland MD
  South Gate CA Greater Las Vegas NV
 

Glendale/Burbank

CA

Sun City Summerlin NV
  North Orange County CA Northern Virginia VA
  San Gabriel Valley CA Fredericksburg VA
  South Bay CA

Excluded from the Settlement Class are: (1) Yellow Book’s National Account Customers, (2) any Person that, as of May 13, 2005, is a party to a litigation, arbitration, or mediation proceeding in which Yellow Book is seeking to collect past due amounts owing on that Person’s account or whose account has been referred by Yellow Book to an attorney for collection of past due amounts, (3) any Person that has resolved or released the claims on which this settlement is based, (4) any entity in which Yellow Book has or had a controlling interest, and directors, officers, and employees of Yellow Book and/or (5) the legal representatives, heirs, estates, successors or assigns of any such excluded Person or entity. Also excluded from the Settlement Class are those Persons who timely and validly requested exclusion from the Settlement Class as described in Section 6 of the Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action and Hearing.

The deadline for Class Members to opt out or exclude themselves from the Class passed on August 2, 2005, and no new exclusions will be accepted.