Illuminate Education Beats Lawsuit Over Breach of Student Data

Christopher Brown reports:

Illuminate Education Inc. defeated a proposed class action alleging it negligently failed to protect the information of more than 3 million elementary and high school students that was exposed in a late-December 2021 data breach.

The plaintiffs failed to show that they had suffered concrete harm from the breach or were at immediate risk of future harm, a threshold requirement for standing to sue under Article III, Judge James V. Selna of the US District Court for the Central District of California said Wednesday. He dismissed the suit without prejudice.

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