Last week, the FTC announced that it had settled with a gaming company that falsely claimed to be certified under the US Safe Harbor.
Do reporters have a First Amendment right to use drones? Litigation by a journalist raises the question, one with very little legal precedent.
In keeping with Congress’s heightened focus on privacy practices in the data broker industry, Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced a bill that would require increased transparency and accountability in the collection and sale of private consumer data.
When does a medical clinic’s employee’s unauthorized texting of patient confidential health information result in liability to the clinic? The answer; it depends.
Data collection and security was a big topic on the Hill last week, where five congressional committees examined the issue over several days.
Article III standing has once again proved to be an insurmountable hurdle for data breach class action plaintiffs whose personal information hasn’t been misused.
New Federal Court Decision Affirms the Standing Doctrine As a Critical Hurdle to Data Breach Actions
On Monday, a federal district court dismissed two related putative class action suits filed against Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company following a data breach at Nationwide in October 2012 that affected over 1 million individuals.
In the wake of the recent massive data breaches suffered by Target and Neiman Marcus, many banks and retailers have renewed the call for a change in the way that consumers in the United States pay for goods and services.
In a decision published on February 11, 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) adopted several amendments to its Single Authorization AU-004 regarding the processing of personal data in the context of whistleblowing schemes (the “Single Authorization”).