The Writers Guild of America, West, is leading an effort to convince the massive database -- used by virtually everyone in Hollywood and far beyond -- to permit people to remove their birth dates from the site.
"The Guild has a contract with IMDb to provide credits information and does not release information on age," Neal Sacharow, a spokesperson for the WGA, told TheWrap. "We have raised our concerns with IMDb about its listing of ages."
Friday, June 18, 2010
In The Wrap, Brent Lang & Sharon Waxman reveals that the Writers Guild of America, West is tackling IMDb.com on what could be seen as an ageism issue.