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Sony Employees’ Data Breach Class Action To Proceed; Some Claims Dismissed

Mealey's (June 25, 2015, 3:52 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge on June 15 denied in part a motion by Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to dismiss a putative class action by former employees related to a 2014 data breach, finding that the plaintiffs had standing to sue and that they sufficiently alleged negligence and unfair competition claims (Michael Corona, et al. v. Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., No. 2:14-cv-09600, C.D. Calif.; See May 2015, Page 20).

(In chambers order available. Document #97-150625-023R.)


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