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9th Circ.'s Expansive Standard For Standing In Breach Case

Law360 (April 6, 2018, 12:16 PM EDT) -- A recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit illustrates why companies that have experienced a data breach need to closely examine the language of their breach notifications to ensure they are not inadvertently increasing their litigation risk by unnecessarily suggesting consumers face harm from the incident.

On March 8, 2018, the Ninth Circuit revived claims related to a 2012 data breach affecting the internet retailer Zappos.com Inc., holding that the plaintiffs sufficiently established Article III standing based merely on the future...
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