Thumbs-up emoji deemed a valid contract agreement by Canadian judge

  • A judge in Saskatchewan, Canada ruled a thumbs-up emoji as a valid contract agreement, equating it to an actual signature.
  • The dispute arose from a farmer backing out of a deal after acknowledging the contract with a thumbs-up emoji; the judge ordered him to pay $62,000.
  • Despite critics warning this ruling could lead to enhanced interpretations of other emojis, the judge dismissed these concerns.
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