Disputes

TalkTalk sued over data breaches

Claimants are seeking damages from mobile network operator TalkTalk over harm they allegedly suffered through a pair of data breaches.

01 September 2020

Facebook unleashes fresh round of lawsuits

Facebook has sued a social media engagement bot network and an app developer for gathering user data without authorisation.

28 August 2020

Parents urged to hand over details for TikTok class action

A Dutch privacy non-profit is collecting information from parents to bolster an impending collective lawsuit against video-sharing app TikTok which claims the app is failing to protect children.

26 August 2020

TikTok claps back against Trump’s ban

TikTok has filed a lawsuit challenging Donald Trump’s executive order banning the social media platform from the US, arguing that the order is unlawful and violates the company’s Fifth Amendment right to due process.

25 August 2020

Google hits back at Incognito allegations

Google has moved to dismiss claims that it misled users about the way it collects data through its Chrome browser’s Incognito mode.

25 August 2020

Salesforce and Oracle lawsuit: a first for the Dutch courts

The Privacy Collective is pursuing coordinated Dutch and English class action lawsuits against Salesforce and Oracle. GDR reports on how the litigation marks not only the first Dutch GDPR representative action, but also a pioneering use of the country’s new law.

21 August 2020

Facebook BIPA $650 million settlement receives preliminary OK

A US judge has granted preliminary approval to a settlement agreement between plaintiffs and Facebook after the company agreed to pay an extra $100 million to end a long-running facial recognition lawsuit.

21 August 2020

Australian health site fined for sharing patient data

Healthcare booking site HealthEngine has admitted that it shared patient data to insurance brokers without permission.

20 August 2020

Marriott sued in landmark English representative action

A representative claimant has filed an opt-out High Court lawsuit against data breach victim Marriott on behalf of “millions” of hotel guests.

19 August 2020

Salesforce and Oracle lawsuit: economics and cross-border litigation

GDR analyses novel aspects of the mammoth English GDPR class action threatened against Salesforce and Oracle – including the way the case was filed, its underlying economics, and possible complications arising from its cross-border nature.

19 August 2020

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