Judge clears way for breach victims to sue Yahoo

March 13, 2018

Via: The Hill

A federal judge ruled that individuals affected by the Yahoo data breaches can sue the company.

Judge Lucy Koh of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday ruled against a motion from Verizon, which bought some of Yahoo’s businesses, seeking to dismiss breach claims from users.

Reuters first reported the ruling.

Among the suits were claims alleging negligence and breach of contract.

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