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Not Your Average Privacy Law - Vermont Enacts Nation's Most Expansive Data Broker Legislation
If the sale or license of data is merely incidental, the business would likely not be considered a data broker.
United States
19 Jun 2018
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District Of Arizona Grants CenturyLink's Spokeo Motion In FCRA Class Case
The District of Arizona recently granted a Spokeo motion filed by CenturyLink, holding that plaintiff Lydia Bultemeyer lacked standing to bring a purported class action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
United States
14 Mar 2017
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TCPA Case Survives Spokeo Motion To Dismiss
On October 19, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico denied defendants' motion to dismiss a TCPA putative class action on Spokeo grounds.
United States
7 Nov 2016
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Lyft Avoids FCRA Class Action On Spokeo Grounds
Lyft Inc. avoided a putative background screening class action over alleged privacy violations on Spokeo grounds last week.
United States
20 Oct 2016
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TCPA Case Dismissed On Spokeo Reasoning
The District Court for the Southern District of California recently granted a motion to dismiss in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case based on the Supreme Court's decision in Spokeo, finding that the plaintiff failed to put forth evidence proving an injury-in-fact.
United States
7 Sep 2016
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Sprint Agrees To Individual Settlement In Proposed Background Screening Class Action
Earlier this month, Sprint settled, on an individual basis, a proposed FCRA class action accusing the telecommunications provider of asking consumers to waive privacy rights in its consumer disclosure forms.
United States
2 Sep 2016
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Court Dismisses TCPA Claim Because Text Messaging App Does Not "Make" Calls
In Cour v. Life360, Inc., the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted a defendant's motion to dismiss a claim under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, finding that the defendant's system for sending text messages did not constitute "making" a call under the statute
United States
9 Aug 2016
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CFPB Files Amicus Brief Before Ninth Circuit In Spokeo
On May 16, the Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins found that the Ninth Circuit had not adequately addressed whether the named plaintiff had sufficiently alleged a "concrete" injury in connection with his putative FCRA...
United States
2 Aug 2016
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$4.5 Million TCPA Class Action Settlement Preliminarily Approved In California Federal Court
On July 1, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted plaintiffs' motion for preliminary approval of a $4.5 million class action settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case.
United States
14 Jul 2016
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ALJ Delivers Blow To FTC's Authority To Bring Data Breach Actions Under Unfairness Prong
On November 13, 2015, an administrative law judge dismissed the Federal Trade Commission's action against LabMD...
United States
26 Nov 2015
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Trump Hotels Hit With Data Breach Class Action Lawsuit
A new putative class action lawsuit has been filed against the hotel chain owned by Donald Trump in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois...
United States
26 Oct 2015
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ABA 2015 Legal Technology Survey: Security Breaches At Law Firms On The Rise
The American Bar Association released its 2015 Legal Technology Survey last week with one of the main takeaways being that companies and their law firm partners need closer cooperation to improve information security.
United States
13 Oct 2015
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Next Generation Artificial Intelligence System Marks The Shift From Big Data To "Gargantuan" Data
IBM presented new capabilities of Watson – its artificial intelligence system – related to the interpretation of the increasingly vast amount of data available on consumer and business activities.
United States
8 Oct 2015
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7th Circuit Rejects Neiman Marcus' Request For Rehearing Over Standing In Data Breach Class Action Suit
The ruling will allow the suit in Illinois federal district court to move forward.
United States
2 Oct 2015
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Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority To Prosecute Companies For Data Breaches
On August 24, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to bring cases against companies that experience a data breach.
United States
6 Sep 2015
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Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority To Prosecute Companies For Data Breaches
On August 24, 2015, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to bring cases against companies that experience a data breach.
United States
27 Aug 2015
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CFPB Director Cordray Defends Consumer Data Collection Practice
On Wednesday, July 15, CFPB Director Richard Cordray assured the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, as well as the public, that data collected by the CFPB could not be used to personally identify any consumer.
United States
22 Jul 2015
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FCC Issues Sweeping Order Expanding Reach Of The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
On Friday, July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") enacted major changes and clarifications to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 ("TCPA").
United States
16 Jul 2015
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FTC Issues "Start With Security" Guidance Aimed At Helping Businesses Avoid A Data Breach
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released a new guidance entitled "Start with Security," intended to assist businesses in improving their data security practices.
United States
14 Jul 2015
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FCC Passes New Declaratory Rule Clarifying And Interpreting Multiple, Key Provisions Of The TCPA In A Manner That Is Generally Unfavorable To Defendants
On June 18, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") voted 3-2 to approve an order that promises to have major and negative impacts on companies who use modern telephone technology to text and call consumers.
United States
23 Jun 2015
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