Disputes

Huawei accused of shifting Pakistani data to China

A subcontractor for a Huawei project in Lahore says the company made unauthorised transfers of Pakistani national security and personal data to China.

17 August 2021

CCPA Blackbaud data breach claims survive

A US federal judge has upheld a CCPA class action claim against Blackbaud, despite arguments that the law’s private right of action does not apply to the service provider.

16 August 2021

Capital One and AWS class action shot down

In a strongly-worded judgment, a Canadian judge has ruled that a C$240 billion (US$191 billion) data breach class action against Capital One and data processor Amazon Web Services is doomed to fail.

10 August 2021

Plaid to end data class action

Fintech provider Plaid has agreed to pay $58 million and alter its data collection policies in order to end litigation that accused it of harvesting unjustified amounts of personal information.

09 August 2021

SolarWinds fights cyberattack investor lawsuit

Investors cannot hold SolarWinds liable for losses they incurred in the wake of a high-profile cyberattack, the company has argued – rejecting arguments that it misleadingly portrayed its data security standards.

05 August 2021

New Zealand court stops broadcaster from using stolen data

A district health board has turned to the courts to prevent Radio NZ from using hacked data.

05 August 2021

The ruling that could transform the UK litigation market

A recent judgment could undermine the economic viability of hundreds of live UK data privacy cases.

04 August 2021

Zoom settles privacy class action

Zoom has agreed to end a US class action lawsuit that alleged it breached user privacy, made misleading statements about its encryption standards and failed to prevent hacking.

02 August 2021

Judge narrows Dixons Carphone data breach claim

A High Court judge has dismissed almost all of a lawsuit seeking data breach damages from DSG Retail, serving as a warning to lawyers who routinely file data privacy lawsuits using multiple heads of claim.

30 July 2021

DSG seeks to trim data breach litigation

Dixons Carphone has attacked a lawsuit that seeks to hold it liable for a 2017-2018 data breach.

27 July 2021

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