Zynga wins bids to compel arbitration, toss data breach case

Sara Merken reports an update to litigation following GnosticPlayers’ hack of Zynga in 2019:

 A California federal judge on Friday dealt a blow to plaintiffs suing mobile game developer Zynga Inc over a 2019 data breach, greenlighting a bid to compel arbitration of some users’ claims and granting a motion to dismiss the rest.

The ruling in consolidated litigation before U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in Oakland is a victory for San Francisco-based Zynga, which operates online games including Words With Friends and Draw Something.

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