Reports suggest a final approval hearing has been scheduled for 20th November.
In July 2015, the details of up to 37 million Ashley Madison accounts were posted online, following a breach at the hands of hackers known as Impact Team.
Louis has approved the .2m settlement put forward by Ashley Madison owner Ruby Life.
The settlement was proposed earlier this month to settle a number of class action suits against the Canadian company over its 2015 data breach.
While child-safety groups have praised the plans in protecting young people from pornographic content, privacy advocates have raised concerns about the potential for storing personal information about porn viewers – and the risk of this information being hacked and used for extortion.
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