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Eighth Circuit Finds No Duty For Retailers To Safeguard Personal Data Of Customers
Pursuing negligence claims in the Eighth Circuit following a data breach just got harder. On May 31, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit again dismissed the data breach claims
United States
12 Jun 2019
Five Steps To Help Reduce Risk Of Using Biometrics Following Illinois Supreme Court BIPA Ruling
The ruling is also likely to make predominance and typicality challenges to class actions more difficult for defendants.
United States
4 Feb 2019
Top SCOTUS Cases That Matter For Tech, Life Sciences And Games Industries – 2018 Term Preview
As the U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its 2018 term this week, it prepares to take up a series of firsts, including questions about the America Invents Act, securities fraud and privacy-related class action litigation.
United States
4 Oct 2018
Biometric Data Privacy Act Class Action Dismissed For Lack Of Actual Injury
A federal district court in the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a putative class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ...
United States
23 Aug 2018
Procedural FCRA Violation Without Harm Is Insufficient For Standing, 9th Circuit Rules
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held on July 13 that procedural violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act without actual harm were insufficient to confer Article III standing.
United States
2 Aug 2018
California's New Landmark Data Privacy Regulation And What Companies Need To Do To Comply
Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (AB 375, or CCPA)—the most comprehensive data privacy regulation to date in the United States.
United States
24 Jul 2018
Appellate Court Lowers Pleading Requirements For Standing In Optometrists' Data Breach Suit
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has found that allegations that fraudsters used the personal information of data breach victims are sufficient to establish ...
United States
4 Jul 2018
Appellate Court Finds Risk of Identity Theft Sufficient to Establish Standing, Circuit Split Worsens
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has found that allegations of a future risk of identity theft resulting from a data breach are sufficient to establish standing.
United States
13 Mar 2018
Ninth Circuit Makes It Easier To Sue For Video Privacy Protection Act Violations But Harder To Win
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Eichenberger v. ESPN that allegations that the Video Privacy Protection Act was violated ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
Top SCOTUS Cases Tech Companies Should Watch – Fall 2017 Preview
The upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term promises to be a big one, featuring a patent case that could be a game changer for many clients and a host of other cases that may affect how tech...
United States
9 Oct 2017
Equifax Breach: 3 Immediate Steps Leading Companies Are Taking To Respond
Equifax, one of the three nationwide credit bureaus that track and rate the financial history of consumers...
United States
28 Sep 2017
Washington Joins Illinois And Texas In Enacting Biometric Data Law
As voice recognition and facial scan technology has improved, organizations are increasingly employing the use of biometric identifiers in the authentication processes for devices and...
United States
3 Jul 2017
The Fourth Circuit Finds No Article III Injury In Fair Credit Reporting Act Case
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that the plaintiff's allegations that Experian denied him access to information to which he was entitled under the Fair Credit Reporting Act...
United States
24 May 2017
Eleventh Circuit Expands Standing to Bring Video Privacy Protection Act Actions But Also Limits Their Scope
Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit held that allegations that personally identifiable information was disclosed without consent in violation of the Video Privacy Protection Act...
United States
8 May 2017
The Fourth Circuit Limits Standing To Bring Data Breach Cases
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has made it more difficult to establish Article III standing in data breach cases both at the pleading stage and at summary judgment...
United States
6 Mar 2017
Supreme Court Decision Hasn't Helped To Clarify Standing In Privacy Cases
In May 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Spokeo v. Robins, addressing the Article III standing requirement. In Spokeo, the Supreme Court found that, in order to have standing...
United States
22 Feb 2017
The Third Circuit Holds That Allegations That Personal Information Was Improperly Disclosed In Violation Of The Fair Credit Reporting Act Are Sufficient To Establish Standing At The Pleading Stage
The Third Circuit held that allegations of the unauthorized disclosure of personal information in violation of the FCRA constituted a de facto injury sufficient to confer standing at the pleading stage...
United States
1 Feb 2017
Standing In Privacy Cases: Key Decisions To Know
In the past two months, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Eighth Circuits have issued significant decisions on the issue of standing in privacy cases.
United States
9 Nov 2016
Are IP Addresses PII? Why Businesses Should Be Cautious About IP Addresses
We often hear the following phrase from clients: "We are not collecting PII, we only collect IP addresses."
United States
3 Nov 2016
The Eighth Circuit Applies Spokeo To Reject Standing For Technical Violation Of Privacy Statute
Last week, the Eighth Circuit became the first Circuit Court to address the reach of Spokeo v. Robbins in a privacy case.
United States
14 Sep 2016
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