Clapper Defense No Sure Bet In Home Depot Breach Suits

By Allison Grande (September 11, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Home Depot Inc. is likely to point to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Clapper ruling to fend off the class actions piling up over its recent data breach, but attorneys say plaintiffs are quickly learning that they can bypass the defendant-friendly 2013 decision by proving that their data has been misused or that they relied on false security pledges....

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