Federal Employees Suing OPM Score Win in Lawsuit Over Data Hacks

NextGov: A court has ruled that federal employees have standing to sue the government over its failure to protect personally identifiable information that led to massive data breaches in 2015, reversing the decision of a lower court.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit largely sided with two federal employee unions in their lawsuit against the Office of Personnel Management and a federal contractor for their roles in the hacks that led to the disclosure of the personal records of 21.5 million individuals.

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