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Let's be Frank: Bloke drags Google to the US Supreme Court over $8.5m privacy payout

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

Re: Been in a few class actions without knowing it...

"Ok maybe the company was punished?"

It's the criminal law's job to see a company is punished if they have broken the law. It's civil law's job to see the victims are compensated. In any given situation one or both might apply. But if there is compensation the calculated amount should go to the victims. The cost of administering the payment should be paid by the perpetrator. If that came to more than 56 cents it shouldn't be anybody's problem but the airline's.

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