Supreme Court denies CareFirst’s petition to review data breach case

Evan Sweeney reports:

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by CareFirst to review a case stemming from a 2014 data breach.

The Supreme Court issued its decision on Tuesday, eliminating the possibility, for now, that the court will weigh in on questions about whether the possibility of harm from a data breach is enough for victims to bring legal action. It would have been the first data breach case to reach the high court.

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