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Ashley Madison wants to be for 10 million to settle with victims datalek

Ashley Madison wants to be for 10 million to settle with victims datalek

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The overspelsite Ashley Madison has a provisional settlement was reached with victims of a large datalek. The site aims to 11.2 million dollars (9.8 million euros) to pay to the 36 million victims.

The parent company Ruby from the dating site, married people in contact with each other, proposed the settlement in a lawsuit that the victims had filed.

In the summer of 2015, the entire user database of Ashley Madison hacked and distributed via the internet. According to the prosecutors could the sensitive data be stolen because the dating site his security is not in order.

The settlement must still be approved by the court. If that happens, victims register to be a part of the settlement to demand. Under the terms of the settlement do Ruby no violation of the law to recognise it.

Damage

It is still unclear how people can bewzijen that they have been damaged by the datalek. Because identities are not verified by Ashley Madison, according to the company is not sufficient if only a name is in the leaked data.

In december, said Ashley Madison al for 1.6 million dollars with the American handelswaakhond FTC, who complained about the poor security of the site.

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