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October 21, 2015

In the News Today – October 21, 2015

The U.S. Senate has begun debating a U.S. Chamber-supported cyber security bill that would “make it easier for corporations to share information about cyber attacks with each other or the government without concern about lawsuits.” (The Indianapolis Star)

A U.S. magistrate judge in Miami gave final approval to an estimated $20 million settlement of a class action claiming Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the maker of Beck’s, misled consumers into believing the beer was authentically German. Earlier this year, we posted about this case on Faces of Lawsuit Abuse, noting that plaintiffs’ attorneys stood to garner $3.5 million in this settlement, while drinkers would only get refunds of up to $50. (Wall Street Journal)

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