At least three other sites that previously offered similar services have been taken down.The site has posted a message claiming it received takedown notice from Avid Life Media.Worried customers or suspicious spouses can also now check on or ashley.to find out if they or a loved one has been exposed online.The site works by typing in an email address to find out if it was included in the leak.Affair seekers in the United States burned by a data breach at the Ashley Madison dating website will soon be eligible for a financial compensation package.But they may feel cheated: A tentative court settlement agreed to by Ashley Madison’s parent company, Toronto-based Ruby Life Inc., limits individual payouts to ,500 US for documented, valid claims.
(ruby), and a proposed class of plaintiffs, co-led by Dowd & Dowd, P. C., and Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC, have reached a proposed settlement agreement resolving the class action lawsuits that were filed beginning to a settlement fund, which will provide, among other things, payments to settlement class members who submit valid claims for alleged losses resulting from the data breach and alleged misrepresentations as described further in the proposed settlement agreement.
The .2-million settlement deal must still be approved by the U. District Court in Missouri, where the class-action lawsuit was filed on behalf of 37 million (mostly male) Ashley Madison account holders.
It will not affect thousands of Canadian victims, including Ottawa’s Eliot Shore, the representative plaintiff in a national class proceeding against Ruby Life Inc. settlement was small considering the website used fake awards to give users a false sense of security.
The Canadian class action, which has yet to be certified, is seeking 0 million in damages.
“There are different laws for liability in both jurisdictions so it’s usually not one domino falling after the other,” he said.