Blackbaud Ransomware Attack and Data Breach Florida Class Action

In May 2020, a company called Blackbaud, Inc. suffered a ransomware attack and data breach of its systems. This class action has been filed on behalf of people whose information was exposed. Blackbaud managed the servers of schools, healthcare companies, nonprofits, and other organizations. The complaint claims that Blackbaud “secured the Private Information in a  Read more

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Facebook Collects Instagram Facial Geometry Scans BIPA Class Action

Facebook, Inc. owns the Instagram social media platform. The complaint for this class action alleges, “Earlier this year Facebook agreed to pay $650 million to settle a class action that accuses the company of illegally harvesting the protected biometrics of users of its Facebook platform. As set forth below, Facebook also illegally harvests the protected  Read more

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Capital One Repeated Credit Offers to Deceased Spouse FCRA Class Action

When a person’s spouse dies, does that person have the right to be left undisturbed by mail solicitations for credit cards for the deceased spouse? The complaint for this class action claims that the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Wisconsin statutory Right of Privacy, and common law all say yes. It brings suit against  Read more

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PaperlessPay Corp. Data Breach of Payroll Information Class Action

PaperlessPay Corporation does payroll for other companies. The complaint for this class action alleges that PaperlessPay is responsible for a data breach it suffered, exposing the personally identifying information (PII) of employees for Prisma Health-Midlands (PHM) and other companies.  Read more

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TikTok Scans Facial Geometry Without Consent Illinois BIPA Class Action

TikTok, Inc. is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the US. The complaint for this class action brings suit against TikTok and its parent company ByteDance, Inc. for allegedly collecting storing, and using the biometric information and biometric identifiers of its users without the users’ knowledge or consent, in violation of Illinois’s Biometric  Read more

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Checkers Data Breach Litigation Settlement

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. has elected to settle a class action alleging that it is responsible for a data security incident involving certain Checkers or Rally’s restaurants that took place between December 17, 2015 and October 12, 2019. The incident was reported on May 29and November 15, 2019. The complaint’s counts included such things as  Read more

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Bucks County Correctional Facility Criminal History Settlement

Bucks County and the Bucks County Correctional Facility (BCCF) are settling a class action alleging that they improperly disseminated, or made publicly available to the public, criminal history information. The complaint alleged that this violated the Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Information Act (CHRIA).  Read more

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EasyCash ASAP Access to Personal Information Class Action

We’ve become used to seeing class actions suing businesses for inadequately protecting personal information. But what should be done about businesses that make customer information all too available to any random person who fishes for it? This class action brings suit against ACQ Holdings, LLC—which does business under the names of Easy Cash ASAP, LLC  Read more

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Ring Video Cameras Collection and Use of Biometrics Illinois BIPA Class Action

Ring, LLC sells video doorbells, which the complaint for this class action calls “‘smart doorbells’ that allow homeowners … to see, hear, and speak to visitors from the homeowners’ phone, tablet, and PC.” Now, the complaint claims, Ring has filed a patent application “that describes an advanced system of facial recognition” that would allow law  Read more

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Instagram Collection of Facial Geometry Scans BIPA Class Action

Facebook, Inc. operates its own well-known social media platform and owns many other subsidiaries, including Instagram. Facebook agreed recently to pay $650 million to settle a class action alleging that, as this complaint puts it, “illegally harvesting the protected biometrics of users…” In this case, the complaint alleges that Facebook did the same with the  Read more

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