AUBURN, Maine — Customers affected by the data breach at Hannaford Bros. stores may not claim damages from the retailer unless they can show they suffered financial losses as a direct result of the breach, Maine’s Supreme Court ruled this week. The decision stipulates that “time and effort” required of consumers to change credit card numbers as a result of the breach was not an injury for which they could seek negligence damages from Hannaford, sparing the retailer from a class-action ...

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