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Ashley Madison’s parent company has proposed a settlement with users exposed in data breach

The Verge Sunday, 16 July 2017
Ashley Madison’s parent company has proposed a settlement with users exposed in data breachIn 2015, Ashley Madison, adult dating site designed to facilitate discreet, extramarital affairs, reported that its user databases had been leaked, revealing the details of up to 37 million users. An anonymous user filed a class-action lawsuit against the site’s parent company, Avid Life Media, alleging that it had failed to take "necessary and reasonable precautions" to protect its user data. On Friday, they company reached a tentative settlement with potential plaintiffs, to the tune of $11.2 million.

The settlement has to be reviewed by a judge, but if approved, Ruby Corp., formerly known as Avid Life, won’t admit to any wrongdoing, and will compensate individuals who were users of the site at the time of the breach, who “submit...
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The Ashley Madison adultery website will need to pay $11.2 million to settle a lawsuit after the site was breached. The data breach, which took place in July 2015, exposed millions of users, including many celebrities. Nearly 37 million users identity was revealed in the hack. Now, users can claim up...

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