Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Paris partner Noëlle Lenoir wrote an article that appeared in the May 2016 issue of Politique Internationale. The article discusses data protection in Europe versus the United States.
Proskauer Rose LLP
After continuously receiving text messages from Uber, the plaintiff allegedly deleted his Uber rider account, which was confirmed (you guessed it!) with a text message from Uber.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Scott L. Vernick was quoted in the Corporate Counsel article, "In Spokeo, Supreme Court Hands a Partial Victory to Companies," on May 16, 2016.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The District Court dismissed the complaint on standing grounds, holding that the plaintiff had not sufficiently pled an injury-in-fact as required by Article III of the United States Constitution.
The academic and legal communities have long struggled with the notion of what constitutes a privacy injury giving rise to some right to legal protection – whether via legislation or regulation, or through the courts.
Foley & Lardner
With the proliferation of storage of personal data and the increase in hacking efforts and phishing scams, Wisconsin courts are likely to see more data breach class actions on the horizon.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Earlier this week, the FTC and FCC announced "parallel" investigations into how carriers and mobile device makers release information on vulnerabilities, and how and when mobile security patches are distributed.
The Supreme Court yesterday provided some instruction as to whether statutory violations alone could confer Article III standing. The Court, in a 6-2 decision in Spokeo v. Robins, vacated the Ninth Circuit's ruling in favor of Thomas Robins,
Saying that "the day of benign neglect is gone," Olens said companies that are lagging behind in putting reasonable security measures in place have no excuse.
In the opinion, the Superior Court took a close look at Pa.R.C.P. 1702, which defines Pennsylvania's prerequisites to class certification.
McDermott Will & Emery
After three government agencies collectively created an online tool to help developers navigate federal regulations impacting mobile health apps, McDermott partner Jennifer Geetter was interviewed by FierceMobileHealthcare...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On May 16, 2016, the United States Supreme Court in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins confirmed that a "concrete" injury is required of all private parties seeking to assert claims in federal court.
The idea of cybersecurity may be foreign—or even frightening—to many attorneys. However, as evidenced in Part One of this series ("Cybersecurity: You Can't Afford to Ignore It Anymore," April 25) law firms appear to be the next great target for hackers. In light of that, as a risk management prevention tool, attorneys and firms need to be aware of how to protect themselves.
In 2015, the Federal Communications Commission issued its Open Internet Order, applying Section 222 of the federal Communications Act to broadband Internet access services...
In last year's BakerHostetler Incident Response Report, we reported the range of PCI DSS non-compliance fines as $5,000 – $50,000 and the per card amount of liability imposed to reimburse issuers of affected cards as $3-$25.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Earlier this month, a judge from the Northern District of California allowed a putative class action suit to proceed against Facebook.
On April 13, 2016, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party) refused to endorse the proposed Privacy Shield agreement between the United States and European Commission...
Last month, privacy and security professionals from around the world gathered in Washington, D.C. for the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Global Privacy Summit 2016.
On April 13, 2016, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29), an influential group of European data protection authorities, issued a non-binding opinion that criticized certain elements...