Yes. Anyone can file any suit against any person or business (or government) for anything if they have the filing fees.
Can I sue a Facebook hacker?
Can one of the 50 million people whose accounts have been hacked sue Facebook for negligence? In similar situations, the answer has been no. Part of the problem is that the duty to provide data privacy and security does not neatly fit into any established category in tort law.
Can I sue Facebook for not protecting my account?
If Facebook violates your private or intellectual property, you can file a lawsuit in court for compensation.
What happens if your Facebook account is hacked?
If you suspect that your Facebook password was leaked or that your account was breached, act fast! Facebook hackers could lock you out of your account and hassle your friends and family. Secure your Facebook account now or get it back before it’s too late.
Can I sue for being hacked?
The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) is a criminal statute that also allows for private lawsuits upon violations. If someone has compromised the security of your system, or if you are accused of unauthorized access, you need to be aware of this law.
How long does it take Facebook to review a hacked account?
Facebook will take 1-3 working days to review your information and send you the instructions on how to get back into your account.
Can I sue if my personal information has been compromised?
Data breach lawsuits generally become valid once the individual suffers damage from the data breach through criminal or civil injuries such as financial information shared and used through identity theft or the loss of income from the online activity.
Which states are suing Facebook?
The states’ lawsuit against Facebook involves D.C., Guam and every U.S. state except Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and South Dakota — all four of which are led by Republican attorneys general.
How do I file a claim against a lawsuit on Facebook?
You must submit a valid Claim Form either online or by mail no later than November 23, 2020. Write to the Court about why you do not like something about the Settlement no later than November 23, 2020. If you don’t want to be part of the Settlement, you must send a written request to be excluded by November 23, 2020.
How can I recover my FB account?
Facebook.com on mobile browsers is in the process of being updated.
To recover an old account:
- Go to the profile of the account you’d like to recover.
- Tap More below the cover photo, then select Find Support or Report Profile.
- Choose Something Else, then tap Submit.
- Tap Recover this account and follow the steps.
Can you sue if your data is leaked?
Everyone has the right for their personal data to be handled correctly and anyone can make a compensation claim if they have been caused damage because an organisation has mishandled their data. You can claim for either financial loss or emotional distress caused by a data breach, or both.