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California Sets The Standard With A New IoT Law
This past September Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 327, which is the first state law designed to regulate the security features of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
United States
14 Jun 2019
Computer Fraud And Abuse Act Of 1984 ("CFAA") - The World In U.S. Courts: Summer-Fall 2018
Plaintiff Ryanair operates a low-cost airline in Europe and maintains schedule and seat availability information on its website, housed in Ireland.
United States
6 Dec 2018
Did California Open (Another) Floodgate For Breach Litigation?
Game-changing Calif. Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 puts statutory breach damages on the table
United States
2 Sep 2018
Amazon Dash And The Potential Legal Issues It Creates
Amazon's new Dash ordering service is a recent development in bringing the Internet of Things to the home.
United States
10 Jan 2017
Piracy Pays (The IP Owner) – Judge Whyte Grants Motion For Default Judgment After Awarding Sanctions In Unauthorized Software Distribution Case
Everyone in the software field (and probably every computer user) is familiar with Adobe and at least one of its products, including Acrobat and Photoshop.
United States
22 Sep 2016
Don't Ignore Ransomware Vulnerabilities; You Could Be Violating FTC Act
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission convened a ransomware workshop to discuss the rising epidemic of attacks against U.S. businesses and individuals.
United States
16 Sep 2016
Decades Later, Questions Linger Over Disability Access Online, But ADA Litigation Continues
When the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990, computers used floppy disks and the "World Wide Web" was still being tested by scientists at CERN.
United States
21 Jul 2016
European Parliament Passes Long-Anticipated Network And Information Security Directive
On July 6, 2016, the European Parliament passed the Network and Information Security ("NIS") Directive, over three years after the initial draft was proposed.
European Union
21 Jul 2016
FCC Privacy Regulations: The Next Litigation Trend?
Last month the Federal Communications Commission closed the comment period for its proposed privacy regulations, which we previously wrote about.
United States
28 Jun 2016
Eighth Circuit Affirms Coverage For Fraudulent Wire Transfer Despite Employee Negligence
This is a good result for policyholders who, in purchasing computer fraud coverage, presumably believed they were in fact protected against such hacking attacks.
United States
2 Jun 2016
Treasury Cites Cyber Challenges For Online Marketplace Lending Industry
On May 10, 2016, the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) became the latest federal agency to highlight the importance of cybersecurity in the financial services industry.
United States
27 May 2016
2016 IAPP Global Privacy Summit: Key Themes And Takeaways
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.
18 May 2016
Trade Secrets And Cloud Services: Is The Sky The Limit?
Germany is not only known as one of the best countries for enjoying beer and bratwurst, but it is also known as a country with some of the strictest data privacy laws on the planet.
11 May 2016
The FCC's Proposed Privacy Regulations: What They Mean For ISPs And Those That Do Business With Them
The Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") recently issued a proposed set of privacy regulations that, if passed, will have broad implications for broadband providers...
United States
5 May 2016
Is Cyberinsurance The Chicken Or The Egg?
The insurance industry has been making the case to Congress that cyberinsurance can be a path to good security practices, encouraging different groups inside an organization to better communicate with one another.
United States
6 Apr 2016
FTC Puts Teeth Into Native Ads Guidance: Lord & Taylor Settles Deceptive Ad Claim
Last week, fashion retailer Lord & Taylor reached a settlement with the FTC over its allegedly deceptive advertising campaign...
United States
5 Apr 2016
Internet Providers On Notice: Draft Privacy Regulations Coming Soon
Telecommunications carriers have long been subject to privacy requirements under the Communications Act, including Section 222.
United States
23 Mar 2016
CFPB Jumps Into Cyber Enforcement Pool
In a much anticipated move, on March 2, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) entered the cybersecurity foray with its first enforcement action against Dwolla, Inc., an online payment processing start-up.
United States
17 Mar 2016
Are You Covered Against The Business E-Mail Compromise Scam?
The director became suspicious and notified his supervisors, who determined the company had been scammed. AFGlobal's bank could not recover the transferred $480,000 from China.
United States
12 Feb 2016
FTC Enforcement In Schein: Misleading Statements About Encryption And Cybersecurity
On January 5, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered into a consent order with dental software manufacturer Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc.
United States
4 Feb 2016
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