Update: MN seeks dismissal of suits over DNR data breach

Associated Press reports that Minnesota is seeking dismissal of lawsuits stemming from an employee’s improper access to the state’s driver’s license database:

The state of Minnesota has asked a federal judge to dismiss five lawsuits filed on behalf of several people who say their driver’s license data was improperly accessed by a Department of Natural Resources employee.

The attorney general’s office argued in motions filed Tuesday that the state isn’t liable under a federal law that protects the privacy of driver’s license data. The law sets the minimum damages at $2,500 per violation.

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