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In proposed VW data-breach settlement, California judge seeks information on out-of-state claims, payments

By Xu Yuan
  • 01 Dec 2022 21:30
  • 01 Dec 2022 21:30
A California state judge today raised questions over a proposed $3.5 million settlement with Volkswagen arising from a data breach, asking about distribution of the settlement money and about claims from outside California.
Volkswagen, its Audi branch and its marketing vendor, Shift Digital, asked for the preliminary approval of the

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Xu Yuan

Senior Correspondent

Xu Yuan has worked for MLex for seven years, all of them based in Hong Kong. She has reported on a wide range of regulatory topics, including antitrust, cybersecurity and data security, in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. She has broken numerous stories on policymaking and enforcement involving international companies doing business in the region and done substantial court reporting in Hong Kong. She is currently specializing in covering regulatory issues related to future mobility, including connected vehicles. She previously worked for US TV network NBC in Beijing. She received her undergraduate degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Peking University and a master’s degree from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong.

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