In June, we discussed a putative class action filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania concerning a data breach involving COVID-contact tracing data.  Following the Plaintiff’s filing of an amended complaint, the remaining Defendant has now moved to dismiss on both standing and substantive grounds.  Read on below.

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Defendant Prevails in Factual Attack on Standing in Data Event Litigation Proceeding in Ninth Circuit District Court | Consumer Privacy World

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Here at CPW, we have covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent rare decision out of a district court in the Ninth Circuit dismissed a data event litigation for lack of standing—showing the efficacy of a particular type of motion practice known

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BREAKING: Sixth Circuit in Sonic Data Breach Litigation Denies Request to Appeal District Court’s Certification of Class, Dismissing Sonic’s Self-Identification and Standing

 CPW’s Kristin Bryan has been covering the Sonic data breach litigation and broader lessons the case carries for other data privacy class actions.  A ruling from the Sixth Circuit this week is a powerful reminder of the district court’s discretion in ruling on issues pertaining to class certification—and barriers to challenging certification of a class. 

Just a couple weeks ago, we reported on another case from the Eastern District that dismissed a FDCPA case for lack of standing post-TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, 141 S. Ct. 2190 (2021). Another recent decision from the same court (different judge) shows, yet again, that Ramirez has teeth.  In Grauman, No.

CPW previously has covered multiple decisions that address Article III standing requirements for pleading a claim in federal court. A recent decision out of a federal court in Missouri is an example of a Court finding that Plaintiff properly alleged facts to constitute standing in a data event litigation. Specifically, the Court analyzed the question

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In re FDCPA Mailing Vendor Cases: The Eastern District of New York Takes On-and Cuts Off-The Explosion of Increasingly Novel Theories of

CPW covered the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack earlier this year, in which a ransomware attack carried out by cybercriminals crippled the Colonial Pipeline’s functionality.  The Pipeline was taken offline as a remedial measure, causing significant gasoline shortages across the Eastern United States (as a reminder, the Colonial Pipeline supplies the east coast of the United States

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How the Colorado Privacy Act Compares to the California, Virginia and European Union Laws That Inspired It | Consumer Privacy World

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