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Apr 17

Colorado Communities File Lawsuit Against Oil Giants for Climate Change Costs

by Madelyn Dunlap

On April 17, 2018, the Colorado communities of Boulder County, San Miguel County, and the City of Boulder—with legal support from EarthRights International, Niskanen Center, and The Hannon Law Firm, LLC — filed a lawsuit against Suncor and ExxonMobil, two oil companies with significant responsibility for climate change. The communities have demanded that… read more

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Apr 13

BREAKING: J&J Hit With $80M Punitive Damages Verdict In NJ Talc Case

by Madelyn Dunlap

A New Jersey state jury on Wednesday slammed Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier with combined punitive damages of $80 million after finding that the pharmaceutical giant acted with reckless indifference in selling asbestos-containing talcum powder that contributed to a man’s development of mesothelioma. Nearly a week after jurors… read more

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Apr 12

Don’t Give Away Historic Details About Yourself

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on KrebsOnSecurity on April 9, 2018. Social media sites are littered with seemingly innocuous little quizzes, games and surveys urging people to reminisce about specific topics, such as “What was your first job,” or “What was your first car?” The problem with participating in these informal surveys is… read more

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Apr 10

Facebook Data Harvested Though Quiz App Included Private Messages

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on The New York Times by Sheera Frenkel, Matthew Rosenberg, and Nicholas Confessore on April 10, 2018. Facebook has said that political data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly harvested the public profile data of up to 87 million of its users, including their political beliefs, interests and friends’ information…. read more

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Apr 03

The Hannon Law Firm Has Filed a Class Action on Behalf of Facebook Account Holders Affected by the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

by Madelyn Dunlap

On April 2, 2018, The Hannon Law Firm, LLC and co-counsel filed suit against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, SLC Group and Global Science Research seeking relief for all persons who own Facebook accounts in the United States and whose personal information was obtained by Cambridge Analytica, SLC Group, and/or Global Science… read more