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NSW Ashley Madison Hack - Breach of Privacy Claim?

Discussion in 'Other/General Law Forum' started by CareBear, 25 August 2015.

  1. CareBear

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    If a friend had their personal information hacked from the Ashley Madison website, could he have a claim against Ashley Madison? Something like breach of privacy? Or anything else? ... Or is there nothing to be done from a legal perspective?
     
  2. Sophea

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    I haven't' checked but I am guessing that they would have a pretty comprehensive T&Cs of use document which would disclaim liability in circumstances where personal information was divulged through a third party intervention. Provided they took reasonable steps to protect the private information, I doubt there would be strong grounds to make a claim against them.
     
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