The datalossdb.org folks finally approved my reply to their reporting on my case, which has been in their moderation queue for 2 and a half years!  (And had been posted here at : https://caringaboutsecurity.wordpress.com/2016/05/06/looking-back/ .)  Apparently, their WordPress installation wasn’t working, and their project is in hibernation mode.

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The TD Ameritrade incident of 2007 hasn’t quite been resolved — yet. While the breach may have been contained, the litigation is still ongoing. A class action suit field in California in May of 2007 has reached a preliminary settlement, but the settlement is contested by the individual who filed the class in the first place and has been through some extremely interesting twists and turns.

The case was filed in May of 2007, with a complaint that claimed that TD Ameritrade was essentially selling email addresses of clients to spammers, in violation of TD Ameritrade’s privacy policies and various laws.

A motion for a preliminary injunction kicked things into gear in July 2007, which alleged that the spam was still ongoing, and demanded that TD Ameritrade take steps to protect members of the class (TD Ameritrade customers). The fact that the incident was still ongoing at the time of…

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