Disputes

Another "very modest" claim kicked out of High Court

A procedural judge has rejected arguments that a low-value data breach lawsuit should be heard in the High Court of England and Wales while declining to strike it out altogether – marking the latest in a string of UK data protection losses for claimants.

17 November 2021

Snapchat sued after Apple privacy changes tank share price

A class action lawsuit says Snapchat misled investors about the impact Apple’s privacy changes would have on the company’s ad business.

15 November 2021

Noyb files GDPR complaint against Grindr

Privacy non-profit noyb has lodged a complaint with the Austrian data watchdog against Grindr over an alleged breach of subject access request rules.

11 November 2021

Lloyd v Google: the judgment

Richard Lloyd’s loss of a groundbreaking class action against Google may be a bad day for lawyers and litigation funders, but the Supreme Court ruling may yet allow some other class actions to go ahead.

10 November 2021

Lloyd v Google: analysis and the future

The Safari Workaround judgment is sobering reading for claimants, but it could still be possible for them to fit their cases to the Supreme Court’s reasoning.

10 November 2021

BREAKING: Google beats Lloyd class action

The UK’s Supreme Court has shot down a groundbreaking opt-out data protection class action against Google – potentially killing multiple similar lawsuits pursuing alleged corporate data misconduct.

10 November 2021

Ninth Circuit deals NSO Group another blow

A US federal appeals court has blocked NSO Group’s foreign sovereignty immunity claims, paving the way for Facebook to move forward with its lawsuit against the company for allegedly hacking WhatsApp.

09 November 2021

Australian court greenlights ASIC cybersecurity case

A federal judge has said Australia’s financial services regulator can proceed with a landmark cybersecurity case against RI Advice.

08 November 2021

Tech companies fail to put brakes on auto data law

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has rejected a lawsuit from two software vendors that sought to overturn a law giving car dealers access to their databases.

04 November 2021

UK's biggest data breach firm goes bust

The main driver of the UK's GDPR litigation market has entered administration.

03 November 2021

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