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Hearst Communications Magazine Subscriber Privacy Settlement

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Hearst Communications, Inc. is paying a substantial $50 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated Michigan’s Preservation of Personal Privacy Act. The complaint alleged that the company shared subscribers’ personal information with third parties. 

Docket Number: 
1:15-cv-09279-AT-JLC
Company: 
Hearst Communications
Class Period: 
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Filing Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Objection Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: 
Monday, March 25, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: 
Thursday, April 18, 2019
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