Ontario woman suing Sony over PlayStation breach

Aha – our Canadian neighbors have caught the litigation bug. The Canadian Press reports:

A proposed class action lawsuit has been filed in Ontario on behalf of about one million Canadian PlayStation and Qriocity users.

[…]The Toronto law firm McPhadden Samac Tuovi is proposing the class action suit against Sony Japan, Sony USA, Sony Canada and other Sony entities for breach of privacy.

The lawsuit claims damages in excess of $1 billion, which includes having Sony pay the costs of credit monitoring services and fraud insurance coverage for two years.

The representative plaintiff in the action, which contains allegations that haven’t been proven in court, is Natasha Maksimovic, 21, of Mississauga, Ont.

Read more in The Globe and Mail.

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