Sony Says Lingering Flaws Should Sink Data Breach Suit

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 4:06 PM EST) -- Sony Corp. on Tuesday said the plaintiffs in a proposed class action over a massive data breach in its PlayStation and Qriocity networks had failed to address fundamental problems with the suit in an amended complaint, and that the California federal court suit should be dismissed.

In October U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Battaglia found that the plaintiffs and a potential class of as many as 31 million users of Sony’s PlayStation Network and Qriocity services had standing to sue the company for allegedly failing to protect their private information from hackers, but dismissed the suit for lacking sufficient detail regarding...

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