Justices Won't Take Up Revival Of Zappos Data Breach Suit

Law360 (March 25, 2019, 4:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review the Ninth Circuit's decision reviving privacy claims against Zappos.com stemming from a 2012 breach that affected 24 million shoppers, rejecting a petition that claimed the customers didn't allege a sufficient injury.

The justices shot down the online retailer's August petition for a writ of certiorari arguing that the appeals court came down on the wrong side of a circuit split regarding whether data theft alone counts as the sort of actual and imminent injury required to establish Article III standing.

Zappos, which sells shoes and clothing, had asserted that the First, Second, Fourth...

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