11th Circuit Asked to Toss Out Massive US Data Breach Settlement

Izzy Kapnick reports:

A $380 million settlement over the 2017 Equifax data breach is hanging in the balance in the 11th Circuit, where a tort-reform attorney argued Tuesday that the deal unfairly lumped all plaintiffs into a single class.

During the cantankerous appellate hearing, a three-judge panel weighed whether to preserve the historic settlement arising from a hack of credit agency Equifax’s records. The breach allegedly exposed the personal information of some 147 million Americans.

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