Topic: Motion to dismiss

OpenAI and Microsoft fight back against data scraping claims

OpenAI and its investor Microsoft have argued that a data scraping class action filed against them failed to identify misuse of specific personal information.

05 December 2023

Marriott breach class action revived

Marriott’s data breach class action was resurrected after a federal judge held the district court could override the hotel’s guest agreements prohibiting class actions.

30 November 2023

TikTok: EDPB binding decision process breaches EU law

TikTok has challenged the compatibility of the European Data Protection Board dispute resolution mechanism with EU fundamental rights.

28 November 2023

The ABA’s breach drama: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 27 November 2023

The American Bar Association fights back against a data breach class action; a longtime data privacy advocate retires from the US House of Representatives; and Google turns to Cooley over generative AI spying claims.

27 November 2023

Decade-old Canadian data breach class action survives

Despite covid-19 halting proceedings and more than two years of inactivity, a Canadian court has rejected a motion to dismiss a class action over a data breach the bank suffered in 2013.

22 November 2023

Sarah Silverman Meta AI lawsuit cut down

A judge has dismissed large parts of an IP class action against Meta’s LLaMA AI model, branding one of the plaintiffs’ theories “nonsensical”.

21 November 2023

Court rejects X’s motion to axe FTC settlement

A judge has said a federal court cannot modify or terminate the Federal Trade Commission’s Twitter deal.

20 November 2023

Judge finds social media companies can be held liable for product defects

A judge allowed some negligence and products liability claims to continue against Meta, Google, Snap, TikTok and other social media platforms.

15 November 2023

Mondelez fires back over law firm data breach

Snack maker Mondelez has sought to dismiss a consolidated group of lawsuits stemming from a data breach at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

14 November 2023

Meta: COPPA preempts Messenger Kids BIPA claims

Meta has shot back at claims its Messenger app violates the Illinois biometric data statute, arguing it is protected by California law and the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

09 November 2023

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