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$11.2M Ashley Madison Data Breach Deal Gets Go-Ahead

Law360, Los Angeles (July 21, 2017, 10:38 PM EDT) -- A Missouri federal judge on Friday preliminarily approved a proposed $11.2 million deal to end a suit over online dating site Ashley Madison’s 2015 data breach, giving the deal a nod just days after its proposal and the same day as a hearing on the subject.

The proposed settlement would resolve multidistrict litigation that followed the adultery hub’s widespread leak of personal and financial information of around 37 million users in the summer of 2015. The plaintiffs and Ruby Life Inc., the parent company of Ashley...
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