This is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile: Car Hacking and the SPY Car Act

This is Not Your Father’s Oldsmobile: Car Hacking and the SPY Car Act

Not coincidentally, on July 21, 2015, Wired Magazine published an article with groundbreaking evidence of hacking a car wirelessly, and Senators Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) introduced legislation that would direct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish federal standards to secure cars and protect drivers’ privacy.

O.K., This is a Big Deal: 7th Cir. Reinstates Neiman Marcus Consumer Data Breach Class Action

By | The D&O Diary | July 22, 2015
O.K., This is a Big Deal: 7th Cir. Reinstates Neiman Marcus Consumer Data Breach Class Action

In a ruling that could provide an important boost future consumer data breach class action litigation, the Seventh Circuit has reinstated the Neiman Marcus data breach lawsuit, ruling that the district court erred in concluding that the plaintiffs’ fear of future harm from the breach was insufficient to establish standing to pursue their claims.