Apr 052013
 
 April 5, 2013  Breaches, Business, Court

Jaikumar Vijayan reports:

A federal court in Chicago this week granted class action status to a lawsuit accusing comScore, one of the Internet’s largest user tracking firms, of secretly collecting and selling Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, passwords and other personal data collected from consumer systems.

The court’s decision paves the way for what a lawyer for the two named plaintiffs in the case claimed could be the largest privacy case to ever go to trial in terms of class size and potential damages.

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