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Pa. Supreme Court Rules Employers Have Legal Duty To Protect Employees' Personal Information From Data Breaches
In doing so, the Court made clear that the criminal acts of third parties who may breach a computer system do not alleviate the legal duty on a business to protect such information.
United States
3 Dec 2018
California Passes Nation's Strictest Data Privacy Law
On June 28, 2018, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), establishing the strictest data privacy law in the United States.
United States
13 Jul 2018
The Countdown for GDPR Compliance Begins Now
On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect in the EU, bringing with it a series of consequences for U.S. multinationals that fail to comply.
United States
19 Dec 2017
What The Recent Cyberattack Means And Ways Businesses Can Protect Themselves
Technology is advancing rapidly, and businesses no longer have the luxury to address cybersecurity at their convenience or engage in limited security initiatives.
United States
25 Oct 2016
The Eighth Circuit Gives Defendants New Ammunition Against Data Breach/Misuse Cases
Since the Supreme Court's decision in Spokeo v. Robins, courts have begun to ratchet back prior decisions on the minimum standard to plead an injury sufficient to establish Article III standing.
United States
16 Sep 2016
Is Your Business Prepared For A Ransomware Attack?
Ransomware attacks are on the rise and expected to reach epidemic proportions. The most publicized attack took place this year at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center when it was forced to declare an "internal emergency" after a ransomware attack locked down its systems.
United States
26 Aug 2016
Best Practices For Consumer Wearables & Wellness Apps
Last week the Future of Privacy Forum (FRF) issued "Best Practices for Consumer Wearables & Wellness Apps & Devices.
United States
22 Aug 2016
Is Your Company Registered For The New EU-U.S. Privacy Shield?
Following the July 12, 2016, adoption by the European Commission of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the "Privacy Shield"), companies engaging in trans-Atlantic data sharing can now register for the Privacy Shield.
European Union
15 Aug 2016
FDA Releases Draft Guidances On What Constitute "Essentially Copies" Of Commercially Available Or Approved Drug Products
Online retailers across the United States have one more issue to consider as they prepare for the next sale: a growing number of lawsuits under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) alleging that standard online terms of service agreements on websites violate the New Jersey bar on deceptive notices.
United States
5 Aug 2016
Seller Beware: Recent Lawsuits Under N.J. Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act Target E-Commerce Businesses
Businesses that violate the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act are liable to aggrieved consumers for $100, actual damages, or both, as well as reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs.
United States
4 Aug 2016
Use Of EU Personal Data Now That U.S. Safe Harbor Agreement Has Been Invalidated By European Court Of Justice
The European Union has strict laws (EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC; the DP Directive) for the protection of personally identifiable information.
United States
30 Oct 2015
Third Circuit Confirms FTC Authority To Regulate Cybersecurity Practices Under Unfairness Prong Of FTC Act
In a long-awaited ruling in Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., the Third Circuit rejected Wyndham's argument that the FTC has no authority to regulate its cybersecurity practices under the unfairness prong of the FTC Act and that businesses are not entitled to notice of the specific cybersecurity standards they must follow.
United States
26 Aug 2015
The Third Circuit Confirms That The FTC Has Authority To Regulate Cybersecurity Practices Under The Unfairness Prong Of The FTC Act And Does Not Have Provide Specific Cybersecurity Standards For Businesses To Follow
In 2008 and 2009, hackers successfully accessed Wyndham's computer systems and stole personal and financial information for over 619,000 consumers in three different attacks that led to over $10.6 million in fraudulent charges.
United States
25 Aug 2015
Twitter Faces Copyright Infringement Allegations
Social media sites host many thousands of photos posted by people on a daily basis.
United States
5 Aug 2015
President Obama Signs Executive Order To Block Property Of Those Engaging In Malicious Cyber-Enabled Activities
The Executive Order (E.O.) contains traditional blocking language, including the prohibition relating to donations and other assistance to "blocked persons."
United States
7 Apr 2015
New TCPA Rules Effective October 16, 2013
In 2012, the Federal Communications Commission revised its regulations under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
27 Sep 2013
EU Debate Over Cybersecurity Laws
The European Commission published a proposal for a Directive on Network and Information Security on 7 February 2013, which was accompanied by a cybersecurity strategy containing non-legislative measures on a broad range of issues.
United States
1 Jul 2013
New FTC "Red Flag Rule" Guidance To Help Fight Identity Theft
The Federal Trade Commission recently issued revised its "Red Flag Rules" guidance.
United States
1 Jul 2013
Apps Gone Wild: Is There Anything They Can't Do?
There now are hundreds of all sorts of apps that can be downloaded and implemented on a smart phone.
United States
11 Apr 2013
Pa. Supreme Court Rejects Federal Case Law On E-Discovery; Adopts Proportionality Test For E-Discovery In Amendments To Rules Of Civil Procedure
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on June 6, 2012, amended the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure to officially include the discovery of electronically stored information.
United States
18 Jun 2012
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