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Zynga escapes data breach class action as US judge clarifies 'concrete injury'

By Amy Miller
  • 29 Apr 2022 23:16
  • 29 Apr 2022 23:55
Mobile game developer Zynga escaped a privacy class action over a 2019 data breach, with a US judge in Oakland, California, today providing clarity on what constitutes "concrete injury."

District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said the information allegedly stolen wasn’t private or sensitive enough to be used to commit identity theft, and dismissed

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Amy Miller

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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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