Topic: Disputes

GDPR extraterritorial lawsuit defendants accused of seeking “extravagantly wide” discovery

A businessman has asked an English court to block defendants in a GDPR extraterritorial lawsuit from obtaining banking transaction data through disclosure of information held in the US.

06 February 2023

Illinois Supreme Court sets five-year window for BIPA claims

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the Biometric Information Privacy Act has a five-year statute of limitation, in a widely anticipated ruling that could significantly increase companies’ biometric data exposure.

06 February 2023

US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 6 January 2023

It's been a difficult couple of weeks for T-Mobile: Its SEC disclosure that a hacker had access to 37 million account holders’ data has sparked multiple lawsuits in federal California and Florida courts. Pennsylvania's wiretapping law is also stirring many privacy class action lawsuits and counsel has come on the record in the closely watched Stability AI image scraping class action.

06 February 2023

GoodRx, Meta and Google slammed with class action over health data sharing

A class action lawsuit has been filed against GoodRx over its sharing of users’ medication purchases and other sensitive information, seeking over $5 million in damages.

06 February 2023

DPC settles Facebook data breach litigation

The Irish regulator has settled with Digital Rights Ireland and agreed to pay its legal fees after the NGO appealed against the outcome of its Facebook data breach complaint.

03 February 2023

GDR plaintiff counsel survey open for nominations

GDR is seeking nominations for its inaugural survey of the plaintiff-side counsel who are driving private enforcement of data rights around the world. We want to hear from plaintiff- and defence-side counsel alike.

03 February 2023

No appeal against strike-out in ongoing TalkTalk litigation

Claimants suing hacked telecoms company TalkTalk will not seek to appeal against a judgment that struck out their misuse of private information claim against the company.

02 February 2023

Google says Ninth Circuit opinion creates children's law "patchwork"

Google has asked a major federal appeal court to reconsider a ruling that resurrected a COPPA class action against the company.

01 February 2023

Meta predicts low take-up if UK class damages awarded

Meta’s counsel has said claimants would take up little of the “very small” per capita damages that might be awarded if a UK antitrust class action succeeds.

01 February 2023

Meta: “Onerous” antitrust class action should not be certified

Counsel to Meta has said it is unclear how a £2.3 billion (€2.6 billion) proposed class action would be tried and urged the UK’s Competition Appeals Tribunal to refuse certification.

31 January 2023

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