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Comment: Privacy settlements grow more lucrative, Plaid's $58 million US privacy deal shows

By Amy Miller
  • 06 Aug 2021 20:00
  • 06 Aug 2021 20:33
The days of tech companies settling privacy class actions by paying a few million dollars to privacy groups or universities may be numbered.
Privacy plaintiffs are increasingly receiving direct payments to resolve their allegations, and the deals are bigger than ever, as a string of recent settlements with tech companies

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Amy Miller

Senior Correspondent

Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.

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