Topic: Disputes

Commission escalates Belgian DPA battle

The European Commission has launched infringement proceedings against Belgium relating to the dismissal of two senior members of the country’s data protection authority.

26 January 2023

Another Canadian data breach appeal fails

An Ontario court has shot down an intrusion upon seclusion class action against hospitals, rogue staff and others over a patient data leak, only a month after the same court narrowed the ability of claimants to use the tort in data breach cases.

25 January 2023

T-Mobile hit with lawsuits following breach announcement

Within days of T-Mobile announcing a new data breach, a plaintiff-side law firm has backed two class action lawsuits against the company.

24 January 2023

Lawsuit alleges tax-prep sites illegally shared data with Meta

Meta Pixel cookies have collected and shared the data of millions of users of tax-preparation providers after being “blindly made available” to the companies, a putative class action suit has alleged.

24 January 2023

ECJ case may create “significant” insolvency hurdles

A recent European Court of Justice referral could influence the debate over the tradability of data, with insolvency lawyers raising concerns that the case could restrict the ability of creditors to satisfy claims over databases.

20 January 2023

Plaintiffs to seek Canada Supreme Court appeal in Equifax class action

The plaintiff in a landmark case against Equifax that limited data breach class actions in Ontario is seeking a review by Canada’s highest court.

20 January 2023

US court throws out car data platform lawsuit

A California federal judge has dismissed a class action suit against car data services platform Otonomo over GPS tracking claims.

19 January 2023

Pressure mounts against Stability AI

Getty Images is suing AI image generator Stability AI in the UK High Court over claims it unlawfully used its copyrighted photos – the second lawsuit lodged against the company within a week.

19 January 2023

California state court dismisses medical data breach lawsuit against edtech provider

The California Superior Court has found that a breached company possessing medical information had no obligation to notify all affected customers.

18 January 2023

Artists claim AI company infringed their copyright

A putative class action claims a London-based tech company unlawfully used copyrighted photos to create AI-generated images.

17 January 2023

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