Mondaq USA: Privacy > Data Protection
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Some 30 million people watched the Season 7 premiere of "Game of Thrones," according to its creator, HBO. It's one of the hottest media properties in years.
Has your company or client been served with a Civil Investigative Demand (CID)? Overwhelmed? Don't despair – the future may be brighter, as the FTC is now offering more clarity regarding its CID document requests process.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Is it okay to scrape data from another website? This is a frequently asked question that almost always leads to an ambiguous and equivocal answer.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
"Manufacturers must strike a balance between progress and security," said National Association of Manufacturers board member ...
Miles & Stockbridge
In our previous installment, we looked at the issues related to Carpenter [1]. That discussion can be found here.
Sidley Austin LLP
The D.C. Circuit recently widened a significant circuit split regarding standing in data breach cases by overturning a district court's dismissal of a complaint for lack of standing.
Sidley Austin LLP
State laws governing the collection and use of personal information continue to proliferate.
Foley & Lardner
In a ruling that is likely to have significant impact on privacy litigation, the Ninth Circuit determined on Tuesday that a plaintiff's claim that the FCRA had been violated was sufficient "injury" for...
K&L Gates
The D.C. Circuit recently gave its opinion as to whether pleading an increased risk of future injury is sufficient to establish Article III...
Sidley Austin LLP
On August 7, 2017, the SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) issued a cybersecurity Risk Alert...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Whether it means taking a prominent role shaping data security for the Internet of Things, or addressing high profile breaches, the FTC has adopted an active position in policing data privacy and security.
Day Pitney LLP
An August 17 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch and other publications, "Wellmark's Iowa ACA Exchange Exit Prompts Civil Rights Complaint," discussed an administrative complaint filed with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) by three groups representing hemophiliacs. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Much to the dismay of companies, on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit made it easier for plaintiffs, and their attorneys, to bring class action data breach cases.
Fenwick & West LLP
For today's companies, navigating new paths to growth in the complex and evolving internet of things landscape requires innovative thinking and practical counsel.
Fisher Phillips LLP
On Friday, July 21, users of the "married dating" website,, received preliminary approval of an $11.2 million class action settlement.
Foley Hoag LLP
What happens when state and local governments respond to significant data breaches?
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has held that allegations of a heightened risk of future identity theft resulting from a data breach established a concrete injury at the pleading stage.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
Amendments to Maryland's Personal Information Protection Act expand the definition of personal information, modify the definition of breach of the security of the system, provide a 45-day timeframe...
Foley Hoag LLP
Great article in the Wall Street Journal this week (paywall), on the history of passwords and password management.
McDermott Will & Emery
Japanese companies may have European branches or subsidiaries that send personal data to the US or that may be accessed by entities in the US, including customer, employee or marketing information.
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Stites & Harbison PLLC
In a single day in May 2017, a powerful new ransomware program known as "WannaCry" infected hundreds of thousands of computers across at least 74 countries.
Carlton Fields
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Cybersecurity (EX) Working Group (Cybersecurity WG) approved Version 6 (Finalized) of its Insurance Data Security Model Law (Model) on August 7 at the NAIC Summer 2017 National Meeting in Philadelphia.
Day Pitney LLP
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) does not provide for a private right of action allowing affected individuals to sue to enforce its provisions.
Global companies face stricter rules on employee data privacy, in particular when using social media and internal monitoring tools.
Day Pitney LLP
An August 3 article in Bloomberg BNA's Privacy Law Watch, "DNA Testing Company Shakes Alaska Privacy Claims," discussed the decision by an Alaska federal court in Cole v. Gene by Gene Ltd. to reject the attempt by a group of customers to sue a genetic testing kit company in a class action. Day Pitney's Eric Fader was quoted in the article.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
You spent valuable time and resources crafting a cybersecurity breach action plan. You've assembled a multidisciplinary response team.
Proskauer Rose LLP
We previously reported on the FCC's 2016 Privacy Order, "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services" impacting Internet service providers' data privacy practices and ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Congress established the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force in the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 to address the challenges the health care industry faces when securing and protecting itself against cybersecurity incidents.
Reed Smith
In the past few years, we have seen an uptick in agencies beginning to focus on the cybersecurity readiness and response of organizations subject to their jurisdiction.
Day Pitney LLP
On July 25, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has implemented several changes to its web-based breach-reporting portal (commonly referred to as the "Wall of Shame"), which lists healthcare data breaches of 500 or more patient records dating back to 2009.
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