Heritage Auction House Sues Christie’s and Collectrium Over Data Theft

Brian Boucher reports:

Dallas-based Heritage Auctions has filed suit against Christie’s accusing the auction giant of harboring a large trove of sales data stolen by the operators of its Collectrium database. The suit alleges that Collectrium staffers used various accounts, one of them registered under the name of the silver-screen spy Jason Bourne, to pilfer data that now makes up the vast majority of the data Collectrium offers in certain categories.

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