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Bank customers reject security measures at their own peril

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2014

The Eighth Circuit held, in Choice Escrow & Land Title, LLC, v. BancorpSouth Bank, that a Mississippi bank is not liable for the theft of $440,000

California Insurance Commissioner wants to know about your breaches

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Reporting data breaches in California, the granddaddy of state data breach notification laws, now requires an additional step for insurance companies

Wyndham may get an early appeal in FTC data security suit

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2014

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, LLC may be far from winning the war, but it has won a small skirmish in its ongoing dispute with the Federal Trade

West Virginia is for lovers (of data breach lawsuits)

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently held, In Tabata v. Charleston Area Medical Center, Inc., that patients whose medical information

Microsoft challenges search warrant for data stored abroad

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2014

Microsoft has filed an appeal from a magistrate's decision to issue a search warrant requiring Microsoft to turn over to the U.S. government emails

Digital privacy gets big win at Supreme Court

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2014

The Supreme Court unanimously held, in Riley v. California, that police must generally obtain a warrant to search a cell phone seized from an

When does a border search cross the line?

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2010

Several federal courts of appeal have held that the government can search electronic devices carried across the border by incoming travelers without probable cause or even reasonable suspicion that a crime has occurred

California offers guidelines for complying with privacy policy law

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2014

California has been spearheading privacy policy transparency since 2003, when it enacted the first U.S. law requiring operators of commercial

Another decryption request bites the dust

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2013

A federal magistrate in Wisconsin has ruled, in In the Matter of the Decryption of a Seized Data Storage System, that the government cannot force a

Violation of HIPAA privacy rules may provide basis for state negligence claim

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has ruled, in I.S. v. The Washington University, that, despite the fact that the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) does not contain a private right of action, a state-law negligence per se tort claim may be based on a violation of HIPAA’s privacy rules