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Equifax data-breach claimant asks UK court for permission to bring 'opt-in' class action

By Sam Clark
  • 22 Mar 2022 18:42
  • 22 Mar 2022 18:42
A claimant suing Equifax for alleged data security failings today asked the High Court of England and Wales for permission to go ahead with a class action type of lawsuit against the credit reference agency.
Representative claimant Neal Bennett asked the London court to approve a “group litigation order” —

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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