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‘Fortnite’ Hack Exposed Player Payment Info, Suit Claims

Epic Games Inc., the company behind online video game “Fortnite,” failed to adequately protect players’ accounts, opening the door for hackers to steal sensitive information like payment details in a digital breach in 2018, according to a proposed class action filed Friday in Illinois state court…

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Fitness App Users Take Another Run At Ad Co. Spying Suit

A suit alleging mobile advertising company Kiip Inc. spied on users of a smartphone running application is taking a second lap, this time in Illinois state court, after a pair of app users on Friday rebooted a proposed class action that was largely thrown out by a federal judge last year…

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Walmart Sued After Ill. High Court Ruling On Biometric Privacy

A proposed class of Walmart Inc. employees sued the retail giant on Monday in Illinois state court, alleging that the company illegally collected their fingerprints without consent, days after the state’s Supreme Court ruled plaintiffs don’t need to allege actual harm to mount such suits…

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