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Keeping It Private: GDPR And Developments In Data Privacy In 2018
By any measure, 2018 was a major year for data privacy regulation. The most significant regulatory development in this area was the European Union's General Data Privacy Regulation ("GDPR") ...
European Union
29 Jan 2019
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Cybersecurity And Data Privacy: 2016 Outlook
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
United States
8 Feb 2016
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US Federal Trade Commission And Wyndham Worldwide Settle Closely Watched Cybersecurity Action
In 2012, the FTC accused Wyndham Hotels of failing to use reasonable efforts to protect consumer information after hackers broke into Wyndham's corporate computer systems and stole credit card numbers.
United States
15 Dec 2015
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2015 Outlook: Data Privacy And Security In The United States, The European Union And Hong Kong
Companies and organizations face an ever-expanding set of statutes and regulations regarding consumer privacy, data protection and cybersecurity.
United States
1 Apr 2015
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Recent HIPAA Decisions Suggest State Courts May Look to Federal Regulations to Define Negligence in the Data-Security Context
A recent decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court signals a growing trend in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) jurisprudence that could prove significant in the broader data-security context.
United States
29 Dec 2014
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Lack of Standing in Data Privacy Cases: Not Just A Federal Court Defense
While data privacy—especially data breach—cases in the United States have been on the rise for years now, most cases never make it past the pleading stage.
United States
26 Aug 2014
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The Curious Case of LabMD: New Developments In The "Other" FTC Data-Security Case
By now, businesses with an interest in data security are aware of FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., in which a US District Court of New Jersey held that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can bring enforcement actions for perceived data-security violations without first issuing guidance or standards.
United States
26 Aug 2014
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Automatic Renewal Class Actions Are On the Rise
The automatic renewal of subscription services has become quite commonplace: typically, companies renew subscribed services and charge credit card numbers maintained on file until the customer cancels the service or either the credit card or the service expires.
United States
3 Jun 2014
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Plaintiffs Seek Expansion Of Video Privacy Laws
Plaintiffs traditionally face an uphill battle in class actions alleging misuse of personally identifiable information (PII) gathered from Internet cookie tracking (i.e., data transferred between users’ web browsers and companies’ web sites).
United States
3 Jun 2014
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FTC Authority To Bring Enforcement Actions Over Data-Security Standards Upheld
In a recent decision, a federal judge concluded that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the power to regulate data security and thus rejected a company’s challenge to the FTC’s authority.
United States
28 Apr 2014
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What The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Might Mean For Class Actions
After a year of public-private collaboration and considerable anticipation, the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST) cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure has arrived.
United States
25 Feb 2014
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