Morrisons granted permission for Supreme Court appeal over data breach ruling

Sebastian McCarthy reports:

Morrisons has been granted permission to appeal to the Supreme Court after losing a major court case over a data leak.

In October the UK’s fourth-biggest supermarket lost an appeal against a High Court ruling that concluded the firm was legally liable for a former employee leaking personal information about 100,000 staff members, meaning it could face a mass payout to staff.

However, today the Bradford-based chain won approval to appeal the judgment at Britain’s highest court.

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