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Zappos buys state AGs $100k in new shoes

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2015

Well, sort of. Zappos has agreed to pay $106,000 to the attorneys general of Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, North Carolina

Government may play “finders, keepers” with digital data

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled, in U.S. v. Gladding, that the government may refuse to return a criminal defendant's

TD Bank settles for $625,000 in Massachusetts data breach suit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2014

TD Bank has agreed to pay Massachusetts $625,000 to settle claims that it allegedly failed to provide timely notification to the state or affected

New Jersey enacts new health insurer data security law

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed into law S. 562, which requires health insurance carriers to encrypt all computerized records

You can't outsource responsibility for data breaches

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2011

Early this month, marketing giant Epsilon, which sends out emails on behalf of hundreds of major companies, including banks and retailers, announced that hackers had gained access to customer files

FCC will continue punishing data security violations

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2015

The FCC plans to continue pursuing privacy actions against telecommunications companies with lax data security practices, according to a letter sent

Does your boss have good cyber hygiene? The government wants to know

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2014

A Treasury official has recommended that CEOs and corporate boards ask ten key questions about their companies' cybersecurity safeguards and response

White House announces new cybersecurity initiatives

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2015

In this week's State of the Union Address, President Obama reiterated his plans for cybersecurity legislative proposals aimed at improving private

Redressing anonymous online speech gets more complicated

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2011

As we have frequently reported, courts have devised a variety of standards for determining when to disclose the identity of an anonymous speaker on the Internet, with some courts requiring plaintiffs to establish a “prima facie case” before they will compel identification of anonymous defendants

Seventh Circuit expands ability of police to search digital devices without a warrant

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2012

The Seventh Circuit has ruled that police did not violate the Fourth Amendment when they conducted a warrantless search of digital media storage devices that they were “substantially certain” contained child pornography