Yahoo to Defend Massive Data Breach on Home Court

Daniel R. Stoller reports:

Yahoo! Inc. will be defending multidistrict consumer data breach claims in its home territory in the federal trial court based in Silicon Valley ( In re Yahoo Customer Data Sec. Breach Litig. , J.P.M.L., No. No, 2752, transfer order 12/7/16 ).

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation assigned Judge Lucy Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to hear the 14 consolidated consumer litigation suits from around the country. Koh has been viewed as a Silicon Valley stalwart, who has been able to navigate some of the trickier tech sector cases.

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