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Volkswagen to face US class action over data breach despite parallel settlement proceedings, judge says

By Xu Yuan
  • 17 Aug 2022 23:11
  • 17 Aug 2022 23:53
Volkswagen will continue to face a proposed class action over a data breach incident in a US court, a federal judge said today, despite potential settlement reached in parallel proceedings in another lawsuit over the same incident.
VW, its subsidiary Audi and third-party service provider Shrift Digital were sued in

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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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