Former Sony Employees Seek Approval Of $8M Settlement In Data Breach Suit

(October 20, 2015, 3:42 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — The plaintiffs in a class suit accusing Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (SPE) of failing to prevent a 2014 network breach that compromised the personal information of former employees moved Oct. 19 for preliminary approval of a more than $8 million class settlement (Michael Corona, et al. v. Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., No. 2:14-cv-09600, C.D. Calif.).

(Motion available. Document #43-151103-001M.)

“The proposed Settlement provides significant benefits to the proposed class members that is well-tailored to the nature of the harm alleged,” the plaintiffs claim...
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