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Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the United States - judge


By Jonathan Stempel(Reuters) - Yahoo has been ordered by a federal judge to face much of a lawsuit in the United States claiming that the personal information of all 3 billion users was compromised in a series of data breaches.In a decision on Friday night, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California rejected a bid by Verizon Communications Inc, which bought Yahoo's Internet business last June, to dismiss many claims, including for negligence and breach of contract.Koh dismissed some other claims. She had previously denied Yahoo's bid to dismiss some unfair competition claims.Yahoo ...

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 20:00 IST