$58 Million Settlement of Plaid Consumer Privacy Class Action Receives Preliminary Approval from Court

On November 19, 2021, Judge Donna M. Ryu of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California issued an order granting preliminary approval to a proposed $58 million settlement of multidistrict litigation brought by Lieff Cabraser on behalf of consumers accusing FinTech firm Plaid Inc. of improperly obtaining and profiting from user bank account credentials and

2021-11-23T00:12:35+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Consumer Fraud, Digital Privacy & Data Security|

New Data Theft Class Action by Users of Venmo, Stripe, and Other Payment Platforms Against Plaid Alleges Violations of Data Privacy Laws

As reported by Law360 (subscription), Lieff Cabraser has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court in California alleging that financial tech start up Plaid Inc. stole Venmo and Stripe users’ personal banking data and sold that data to third party apps without the users’ consent in violation of federal and state privacy laws. Plaid,

Google Street View Privacy Violations Lawsuit $13m Settlement Receives Final Approval

As reported by Law360, U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer has granted final approval to a $13 million settlement over Google’s illegal gathering of network data via its Street View vehicle fleet. Given the difficulties of assessing precise individual harms, the innovative settlement, which is intended in part to disincentivize companies like Google from future

2020-03-20T10:29:05+00:00March 20th, 2020|Digital Privacy & Data Security|