In his final days as a United States senator, West Virginia Democrat Jay Rockefeller released a draft bill that would subject drone operators to unprecedented new privacy regulations.
A third class action lawsuit was filed against Sony on Wednesday – two others were filed earlier this week – which claims the company didn’t protect employee information from being exposed in the hacking breach.
As protests have continued across the nation in the wake of back-to-back decisions by grand juries in Missouri and New York not to indict white police officers for their involvement in the deaths of unarmed black citizens, civil rights advocates, along with state leaders and the federal government, are exploring measures to better relationships between law enforcement and communities of color.
At the end of last month, Boston hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) settled a data breach lawsuit brought by the Massachusetts Attorney General related to the 2012 theft of a physician’s laptop.
On December 10, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum testified in front of the joint Oregon Senate and House Judiciary Committee on the evolving nature of not only data collection and use, but also on cybersecurity incidents and hacking, and the need to amend the Oregon data breach notification law to provide enforcement authority to the state Department of Justice.
On the one-year anniversary of Target’s announcement that it had suffered a massive data breach, Judge Magnuson in the District of Minnesota cleared the way for a consumer class action against the retailer to move forward into discovery.
At the end of last month, Boston hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) settled a data breach lawsuit brought by the Massachusetts Attorney General related to the 2012 theft of a physician’s laptop. Under a consent decree entered on Nov. 20, 2014, BIDMC agreed to pay $100,000 and to take a number of steps to ensure future compliance with state and federal data security laws.
A year ago, privacy and data security issues in the media were all about credit cards and identity theft. Concerns about privacy related to location data were, at least among the general public and Congress, somewhere in a galaxy far far away.
The Attorney General of Mississippi complained in a letter to Google that “In my ten years as Attorney General, I have dealt with a lot of large corporate wrongdoers.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ve probably heard about the hoopla caused by the new Seth Rogen and James Franco movie called the interview.