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Data Breach Class Action Against Barnes & Noble Dismissed for Lack of Standing

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Data Breach, Privacy
On September 3, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a class action complaint against Barnes & Noble seeking damages based on a data security incident, finding that the plaintiffs lacked standing to bring the claims. This decision reaffirms that retailers may be able to avoid damages for data breaches… Continue Reading