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Marriott Hit With Class-Action Data Breach Lawsuit

Marriott faces a new lawsuit in Britain, filed over the hotel giant experiencing one of the worst data breaches in history.

The breach of the Starwood guest reservation system ran from July 2014 to September 2018 – Marriott acquired Starwood in 2016 – and exposed personal information for approximately 339 million customers worldwide.

On Tuesday, a data breach representative action – aka group action or class-action lawsuit – was filed in the High Court of Justice for England and Wales by Martin Bryant, who runs a Manchester, England-based consultancy called Big Revolution.

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