LinkedIn’s Data Breach Settlement Moves Forward

Wendy Davis reports:

A federal judge has tentatively approved LinkedIn’s $1.25 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit stemming from a 2012 data breach.

“The settlement agreement falls within the range of possible approval as fair, reasonable, adequate, and in the best interests of the class,” U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila in the Northern District of California wrote in an order issued on Thursday.

Davila’s order only grants the deal “preliminary” approval, meaning that he could still reject the settlement after a final hearing.

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