Breach Notification

Two big names in the technology software and equipment industries won at least short-term victories last week in the Northern District of California. See Halpain v. Adobe Systems, Inc., 5:13-cv-05226 (N.D. Calif. 2014); Doe I...

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On Tuesday, FTC Chairwoman Ramirez testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, explaining the FTC’s view that continued data breaches underscore the need for national data breach and security legislation....

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Data breaches are continuing to make headlines. Nearly every state has a data breach notification statute, and many of these statutes require companies to notify affected individuals without unreasonable delay. Previously, little guidance existed on...

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Clients often ask whether we think a particular piece of privacy, data security, consumer protection or similar legislation will be passed by Congress. And, more often than not, the answer is no. I’d like to...

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On January 1, 2014, a new data breach notification law will take effect in  California (of course).  The Golden State has been leading the charge for years in enacting data privacy and security standards and...

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The European Commission has established new rules and regulations that require Internet Service Providers and telecommunications providers to notify authorities of a security breach within 24 hours. If the reporting entity is unable to provide...

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