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Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: UK Supreme Court Gives Morrisons Permission To Appeal Data Breach Class Action
On October 22, 2018, the UK Court of Appeal upheld the High Court's decision that VM Morrison Supermarkets PLC ("Morrisons") was vicariously liable for a data breach caused by a disgruntled former
6 May 2019
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Illinois Supreme Court Says Biometric-Data Protection Law Does Not Require Allegation Of Actual Injury
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled today that an allegation of "actual injury or adverse effect" is not required to establish standing to sue under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 740 ILCS 14 ("BIPA").
United States
30 Jan 2019
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania Ruling On Common Law Duty To Protect Electronic Employee Data
On November 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania ruled that a putative class action filed against UPMC (d/b/a The University of Pittsburg Medical Center) should not have been dismissed.
United States
3 Dec 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Yahoo! Agrees To Settle Data Breach Class Actions With $50 Million Fund And Credit Monitoring
On October 23, 2018, the parties in the Yahoo! Inc. ("Yahoo!") Customer Data Security Breach Litigation pending in the Northern District of California and the parties in the related litigation...
United States
13 Nov 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Vizio Agrees To $17M Settlement To Resolve Smart TV Class Action Suit
Vizio, Inc. ("Vizio"), a California-based company best known for its internet-connected televisions, agreed to a $17 million settlement that, if approved, will resolve multiple proposed consumer class actions consolidated in California federal court.
United States
10 Oct 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Chipotle Consumer Plaintiffs' Putative Class Case Survives In Part
On September 26, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado ("the Court") refused to dismiss all putative class claims against Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. ("Chipotle").
United States
5 Oct 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Uber Data Breach Class Action Must Proceed to Arbitration
On September 5, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California held that a class action arising from a 2016 Uber Technologies Inc. ("Uber") data breach must proceed to arbitration.
United States
13 Sep 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Plaintiffs File Class Action Lawsuit Against Nielsen Over Alleged False And Misleading Statements
On August 28, 2018, plaintiffs filed a class action lawsuit against Nielsen Holdings PLC ("Nielsen") and some of its officers and directors for making allegedly materially false and misleading statements to investors about the impact of privacy regulations and third-party business partners' privacy policies on the company's revenues and earnings.
United States
9 Sep 2018
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Judge Grants Final Approval Of Record Data Breach Settlement In Anthem Class Action
On August 15, 2018, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh signed an order granting final approval of the record $115 million class action settlement agreed to by Anthem Inc. in June 2017.
United States
3 Sep 2018
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