The Economist agreed to a $9.5 million settlement to resolve claims it shared Michigan subscriber information with third parties without consent.
According to the privacy class action lawsuit, The Economist shared subscription information with third parties without first getting the consent of Michigan subscribers. Plaintiffs in the case contend that this violated Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act.
The Economist is a newspaper that offers physical and digital news subscriptions.
The Economist hasn’t admitted any wrongdoing but agreed to a $9.5 million class action settlement to resolve these allegations.
The Economist Michigan Information Privacy Class Action Lawsuit
- Who’s Eligible:
- Michigan residents who subscribed to a The Economist publication to be delivered to a Michigan street address or electronically between Feb. 4, 2015, and July 30, 2016
- Estimated Amount: $261 (estimated)
- Proof of Purchase: N/A
- Claim Form Deadline: 04/12/2023
- Case Name & Number:
- Kain, et al. v. The Economist Newspaper NA Inc., Case No. 4:21-cv11807-MFL-CI, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
- How to file a claim:
- Head over to the Claim Form.
- Read over the claim form to see if you are eligible.
- Complete the claim form with your info.
- Submit your claim form to receive your potential award!
(Click here to file a claim)
Don’t forget to take a look at our full list of Class Action Lawsuit Settlements! Be sure to give our list of No-Proof Class Action lawsuit to see other settlements you may qualify for.
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