Three Atlanta federal judges recuse themselves from Home Depot data breach lawsuits

David Allison reports:

Some of the lawsuits hitting The Home Depot Inc. over its recent data breach are apparently hitting too close to home for some federal judges in Atlanta.

Home Depot (NYSE: HD) is facing at least 21 lawsuits stemming from the data breach, which reportedly may affect 60 million customers.

More than a dozen of the lawsuits have been filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, located in Atlanta. Others have been filed in federal courts across the country.

Three judges serving in the Atlanta court have recused themselves or otherwise declined hearing lawsuits related to the data breach.

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