Class Action

Last week the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling mandating the dismissal of a data privacy litigation brought against an e-commerce platform in light of a binding arbitration agreement.  In re Stockx Customer Data Sec. Breach Litig., 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 35813 (6th Cir. Dec. 2, 2021).  The Sixth Circuit

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

Team CPW on the Speaking Circuit in December | Consumer Privacy World

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to Massachusetts Privacy Law

CPW has previously covered the In re Plaid Inc. Privacy Litigation, No. 20-3056 (N.D. Cal.), in light of consumers increasing use of fintech apps to do business, transfer and invest funds, and otherwise manage their finances electronically.  Last month a federal court approved a class action settlement to resolve Plaintiffs’ claims in the consolidated

Following a widespread data event and subsequent cybersecurity litigation, last month a group of individuals (“Proposed Intervenors”) moved to intervene and oppose preliminary approval a negotiated proposed settlement.  Cochran v. Accellion, Inc., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 214686 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 5, 2021).  Ultimately, the Court denied the motion.  Read on to learn more and

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Reached in BIPA Litigation That Went Up to Seventh Circuit – Consumer Privacy World

Eleventh Circuits Orders Rehearing En

Earlier this year, CPW covered the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and the two putative class actions filed in reaction to that cyberattack, (Dickerson v. CDCP Colonial Partners, L.P., Case No. 1:21-cv-02098 (N.D. Ga.) and EZ Mart 1, LLC v. Colonial Pipeline Company, Case No. 1:21-cv-02522 (N.D. Ga.)).  Recall these putative class actions

CPW has previously blogged about the Bryant litigation which concerned a putative class action brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).  In 2020, the Seventh Circuit issued a landmark standing decision concerning whether the Plaintiff in Bryant could proceed with litigating her claims in federal court.  Recently, in that case Compass Group USA

CPW previously covered the Drizly data breach litigation.  In that case, this month a federal court in Massachusetts granted final approval to a class settlement in the absence of any objections.  Barr v. Drizly, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 217158 (D. Mass. Nov. 4, 2021).  Read on to learn more.

As a recap, Drizly operates

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

FTC Amends GLBA Safeguards Rule to Impose Significant New Privacy Obligations on Financial Institutions – Consumer Privacy World

Killware: The New Cyber

Recent coverage of data breach and cybersecurity litigation has focused on developments concerning Article III standing and inventive Plaintiff’s counsel seeking to rely on a cyberattack to bring quintessential consumer pricing class actions.  However, there is a new development looming on the horizon that has received little attention so far: the threat posed by