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Yahoo Email Users See Their Data Breach Claims Trimmed

Law360 (March 12, 2018, 4:46 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday trimmed claims brought by email users against Yahoo Inc. in a consolidated class action stemming from the hacks of some 3 billion email accounts, finding that they could sue for punitive damages in only a few instances.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh's 48-page order partially granting Yahoo's motion to dismiss means that the company must still contend with at least half a dozen claims brought by the users who allege they suffered real harm when the company didn't promptly notify them...
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Case Title

In Re: Yahoo! Inc. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation


Case Number

5:16-md-02752

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

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Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

December 7, 2016

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