Starbucks Data Breach Plaintiffs Try Their Luck in the Ninth Circuit

From The  Short Names blog:

A lost laptop computer containing the personal information of Starbucks employees prompted a class action lawsuit against Starbucks (in Washington).  The lawsuit received some coverage (see, for example Bob McMillan here, and Starbucks Gossip here), but the trial court’s dismissal of the lawsuit received almost no coverage.  (I mentioned the lawsuit, but failed to note the court’s dismissal of it.  Here is the one mention I came across.)  Plaintiffs appealed the dismissal to the Ninth Circuit, and their just-filed appeal brief is worth a look.  Access a copy of the brief at scribd here.

Read more about the case and the appeal on The Short Names blog.

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