Zappos Data Breach MDL Booted Over Lack Of Harm

Law360, New York (June 2, 2015, 6:53 PM EDT) -- A Nevada district judge on Monday tossed multidistrict litigation over a 2012 data breach that compromised approximately 24 million Inc. customers’ personal information, ruing the plaintiffs had failed to prove their data had been devalued or that they faced an immediate threat of actual harm.

In granting without prejudice the online shoe and clothing retailer’s motion to dismiss, U.S. District Judge Robert C. Jones rejected the plaintiffs’ argument that they had standing based on the increased risk that they would become victims of identity theft...
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