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Washington State University Security Incident Settlement

Settlement Structure: 
Case Summary: 

In 2017, Washington State University (WSU) found that a hard drive with a backup of its Social & Economic Sciences Research Center server had been stolen from a self-storage. WSU is now settling a class action stemming from that theft. The complaint alleged that WSU had not adequately protected the information which included personal data for over a million individuals.

Docket Number: 
17-2-23244-1 SEA
Washington State University
Filing Deadline: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Objection Deadline: 
Monday, August 19, 2019
Exclusion Deadline: 
Monday, August 19, 2019
Final Approval Hearing: 
Friday, October 25, 2019
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