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DirecTV settles tele-sales Class Action

North American pay-TV broadcaster DirecTV has agreed to settle a $16.85 million (€15.3m) Class Action claim over alleged unsolicited sales calls. The calls made by DirecTV were to consumers who had signed up for ‘Do Not Call’ options and whose numbers were on a national Do Not Call database. The settlement benefits individuals in the […]

June 21, 2023By Chris Forrester

DISH Network confirms 300k affected by data hack

US pay-TV operator DISH Network has confirmed a recent ransomware attack which impacted 300,000 names, mostly employees. The confirmation of the attack, which happened in February, emerged in legal documents submitted to Maine’s Attorney General, and stated that while customer databases were unaffected the hackers accessed employee records during the cyber-attack. The initial attack caused […]

May 23, 2023By Chris Forrester

Liberty Media facing further Class Actions

Two major Class Actions are naming Liberty Media and CEO Greg Maffei in their allegations. One Class Action by shareholders in TripAdvisor, itself with a major shareholder in the shape of Liberty Media, can proceed with their lawsuit. The claim centres on a move by TripAdvisor from its existing Delaware domicile to Nevada and alleged […]

May 16, 2023

Verdict in Intelsat ‘insider trading’ Class Action

Judge Jeffrey White of the US District Court in California’s Northern District has ruled his decision in the long-running Class Action alleging insider trading over the sale of Intelsat shares by certain shareholders including the then chairman Dave McGlade. The judge, on April 26th, dismissed various last-minute motions from the Lead Plaintiff and entered judgement […]

April 27, 2023By Chris Forrester