Disputes

Fertility app developer sued for sharing data with Chinese companies

The US-based developer of a female fertility app has been sued for allegedly sharing user data with Chinese data analytics firms without consent.

25 January 2021

Parler blames Amazon for data breach

Parler, the upstart social media app that has achieved notoriety in recent weeks as a platform for Trump supporters, has blamed Amazon for a massive hack that exposed its users’ personal data.

21 January 2021

CV-Online Latvia: complicating database right enforcement

Toby Bond at Bird & Bird in London analyses a European Court of Justice opinion that could affect companies’ use of database rights to protect their information assets.

21 January 2021

Law firm loses privilege battle over hack report

A hacked US law firm must hand over a cybersecurity consultancy’s investigation report to a client after a judge ruled it wasn’t protected by attorney-client or work-product privilege.

20 January 2021

Uber Canada data breach class action fails

An Alberta judge has refused to certify a proposed class action lawsuit against Uber, after finding that there was no evidence a high-profile data breach had actually harmed the plaintiffs.

20 January 2021

GDPR extraterritorial lawsuit shut down by English court

A High Court judge has refused to allow a businessman to sue California-based online publication Forensic News and several journalists under the GDPR.

18 January 2021

TalkTalk lawsuit goes beyond ICO findings

UK litigation seeking data breach damages from internet provider TalkTalk features allegations of a potentially illegal international transfer and security incidents that were not caught by a pair of Information Commissioner’s Office decisions.

12 January 2021

US judge approves controversial Google+ settlement

A San Francisco district judge has granted final approval to a $7.5 million agreement between Google and plaintiffs to settle a class action lawsuit over the company’s 2018 Google+ data breach.

08 January 2021

Nielsen Ratings fails to shake GDPR-related claims from investor lawsuit

A Manhattan federal judge has denied data analytics firm Nielsen Ratings’ motion to dismiss claims that the company misled investors about how the GDPR was affecting its business for months after the regulation had gone into effect in May 2018.

07 January 2021

Deliveroo rider algorithm ruled discriminatory

An Italian court has found that an algorithm used by Deliveroo to allocate work to delivery riders is discriminatory.

06 January 2021

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