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9th Circ. Revives Zappos Users' Data Hack Suit Over Risk

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 8:00 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday revived privacy claims brought by a putative class of Zappos.com Inc. customers following a 2012 data breach that affected over 24 million shoppers, reversing a lower court’s decision to toss the suit after finding an increased risk of identity theft gave the customers standing.

A lower court had ruled that some customers, who alleged the hackers used stolen personal identifying information, or PII, from the breach to conduct financial transactions, alleged sufficient injuries to bring suit. But the district court tossed...
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Case Title

Theresa Stevens, et al v. Zappos.com., Inc.


Case Number

16-16860

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

October 14, 2016

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