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New California Consumer Privacy Act Increases The Risk Of Additional Data Breach Class Actions
The California legislature made headlines on June 28 when it passed—and the Governor signed—AB 375, a sweeping new data privacy bill known as the "California Consumer Privacy Act."
United States
24 Jul 2018
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Authority to Regulate Cybersecurity in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
On August 24, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit released its opinion in the closely watched case of Federal Trade Commission v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., ..
United States
25 Aug 2015
Third Circuit Hears Oral Argument Over Whether FTC Has Authority To Regulate Data Security
After much anticipation, the Third Circuit heard oral arguments ( audio) last Tuesday in the interlocutory appeal in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
United States
10 Mar 2015
Wyndham Seeks Immediate Appeal Over FTC Authority To Regulate Data Security While District Court Allows Case To Proceed On Common-Enterprise Theory
For the past two years, a federal court in New Jersey has considered important data security issues in the FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp. litigation.
United States
22 Jul 2014
FTC Authority To Bring Enforcement Actions Over Data-Security Standards Upheld
In a recent decision, a federal judge concluded that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the power to regulate data security and thus rejected a company’s challenge to the FTC’s authority.
United States
28 Apr 2014
Federal Court Upholds FTC’s Authority To Bring Enforcement Actions Over Data-Security Standards; Will Class Actions Follow?
Already, 2014 has been an eventful year in the world of data breaches and cybersecurity.
United States
12 Apr 2014
What The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Might Mean For Class Actions
After a year of public-private collaboration and considerable anticipation, the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s (NIST) cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure has arrived.
United States
25 Feb 2014
App Store Privacy Class Action Survives Apple’s Motion to Dismiss In Light Of Online Representations
The plaintiffs’ bar continues to march forward in bringing privacy-related class actions. As we’ve written before, companies have often been able to defeat such lawsuits at the pleading stage when plaintiffs cannot allege that they suffered a harm that was concrete or cognizable.
United States
4 Sep 2013
Into The Breach - Managing Cyber Security Threats In The Digital Age
To ensure the ability to conduct assessments of such vendors and suppliers, a company should use a contract that requires the cooperation of the third party in ongoing security assessments, audits, and incident management, including security breaches.
United States
1 Aug 2013
Seventh Circuit Holds That Companies Are Liable Under Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Placing Automated Calls To Reassigned Numbers
In a case with potentially wide-ranging implications for compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that an entity that places an automated call to a reassigned number without the prior express consent of the new recipient is liable for statutory damages even if the previous subscriber with that number had consented to the automated calls.
United States
17 May 2012
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