Samsung, 'Hoist With Its Own Petard,' Must Pay $4M Arb. Fees

By Dorothy Atkins (September 13, 2023, 4:53 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge ordered Samsung on Tuesday to pay $4 million in individual arbitration fees on behalf of 35,651 customers alleging it illegally collected biometric data, writing "Samsung was surely thinking about money" when it wrote its arbitration agreement and alluding to William Shakespeare, saying Samsung was "hoist with its own petard."...

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