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I guess this is how we all finally get paid for our data. Just continually file for our $125 check as every company that exists is hacked over the next decade.



FYI, getting a $125 check from Equifax is contingent on most of the people that are eligible to get one not actually requesting it. It'll probably be less


Yeah, there's only $31M allocated for those payouts :/


Because most people won't qualify to get the payout. It's just restitution for people who responded to the news of the breach by paying for credit-monitoring services. If you didn't do that, you don't get paid. You just get free credit-monitoring service.


Incredible, ~147 million people's data was exposed and they've only allocated 248,000 people's worth of checks. That's 0.17% of the victims..


So less than 5% of the settlement goes to people affected? Yes, that seems reasonable...


Right? Also just FYI I pulled that number from

https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/26/8932398/equifax-settlemen...


Our society should give up expecting these things to stay private, secure, secret etc and figure out how to do financial things another way.


dont you mean $2 check? Equifax settlement is capped at ~30mil




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