Cashing in on privacy breaches

Terry Baynes reports:

The hacking of a Sony Corp customer database this spring has attracted class-action lawyers and consumers eager to cash in on the high-profile privacy breach. At least 40 lawsuits have been filed–including at least two this week–on behalf of millions of Sony PlayStation users in federal courts, according to Westlaw data.


Take a look at some of the most notable privacy settlements from recent years, and what the settlements were worth to the lawyers and plaintiffs.

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