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ACLU Files Class Action Lawsuit Over Data Breach that Affected RI Employees

The ACLU of Rhode Island is filing a class-action suit against the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and UnitedHealthcare of New England over a data breach that compromised thousands of state employees’ personal data last year.

ACLU of RI executive director Steven Brown said Tuesday that the goals of the lawsuit are to obtain financial compensation for the victims of the August 2021 breach and “get answers as to how this happened.”

More than a year has passed, he noted, “and we still don’t have answers to many basic questions about the incident.”

Read the source article at providencejournal.com

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