Facebook Users Ink Data Breach Deal Seeking $16M In Fees

Law360 (February 10, 2020, 8:13 PM EST) -- Attorneys representing a group of Facebook users are seeking $16 million in fees as part of a deal aimed at resolving claims that the social media giant's negligent security practices led to a data breach that affected 29 million users, according to California federal court filings.

Facebook users in the United States who were affected by the breach asked U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Friday to give an initial green light to the settlement agreement, which didn't require Facebook to pay any monetary damages, but comprised a promise to make reforms to the social media giant's security protocols.

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