Political computer hacking: can you sue?

A sharp, informative tidbit from a cyberlaw publication which, given the recent Russian hacks of the various Democratic committees and data bases, might suggest something to a lot of us. Question: would it be a class action lawsuit, and who would be sued? WikiLeaks? Russia?

So tantalizing. Let’s see if leading donors take up the cause.

What Legal Options Do Democratic Donors Have Following a Breach?

While publicly available information, including an individual’s name and address, is generally not protected, donors may have a case if they can prove economic harm.

–Ed Silverstein, Legaltech News   

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