Shopify Wants Crypto Holders' Suit Over Data Breach Paused

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By Leslie A. Pappas (May 12, 2022, 8:04 PM EDT) — E-commerce venture Shopify Inc. has urged a Delaware federal judge to pause a suit brought by cryptocurrency users in four states in response to a 2020 security breach, saying another suit with similar claims has already been pending for a year.

In a brief supporting a motion to stay filed Wednesday in the District of Delaware, Shopify said the Delaware case filed by Gregory Forsberg repeats the same incident and advances similar theories as a case filed earlier in California by Edward Baton.

“Indeed, many of the allegations in plaintiff’s complaint here are lifted verbatim — down to the footnotes — from that earlier-filed one in Baton,” the brief…

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