Class Complaint Over EBay Data Breach Dismissed For Lack Of Injury
Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:36 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A man whose personal information was accessed in a data breach experienced by eBay Inc. failed to establish the necessary injury-in-fact from a possible future identity theft, a Louisiana federal judge ruled May 4, granting the online marketplace operator’s motion to dismiss the putative class action (Collin Green v. eBay Inc., No. 2:14-cv-01688, E.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58047).
(Order and reasons available. Document #97-150521-019R.)
In February and March 2014, eBay’s files, which contain personal information of its users, were...