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Judge Dismisses Class Action Over Ticketfly Data Breach

Law360 (June 4, 2019, 9:18 PM EDT) -- A Cook County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday tossed a proposed class action accusing Eventbrite Inc. and Ticketfly LLC of shoddy cybersecurity and failing to inform users they had been hacked after a data breach, saying the complaint needed further fine-tuning.

Dismissing the lawsuit without prejudice, Judge Michael T. Mullen said that if named plaintiffs Shanice Kloss, James McPeek and Rafael Cerna want to assert that the concert ticketing service breached a contract, they must more specifically set forth the material terms of that contract, or attach the contract itself to the complaint. 

He also said the complaint failed to allege...

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