Glassdoor 'Carelessly' Exposed 600K Users' Emails, Suit Says

Law360, New York (August 1, 2016, 9:18 PM EDT) -- The job review and recruiting website Glassdoor exposed the identities of 600,000 anonymous users and opened them up to retaliation by "carelessly" revealing their email addresses in a recent blast to members, according to a putative class action filed in California federal court Monday.

The suit lodged by registered Glassdoor member Melissa Levine stems from an email that the site sent to its users on July 22, informing them about changes to its terms of use. Instead of blindly copying email recipients, Glassdoor sent the email with the addresses of more than 2 percent of its members, or over 600,000 people,...

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Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


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August 1, 2016

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