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Another company gets caught for falsely claiming Safe Harbor certification

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

Fantage.com, a children's online entertainment company, is the latest to settle with the FTC on charges that it falsely claimed that it was currently

FTC celebrates 50th data security settlement

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

For some, 50 is a milestone that they would prefer to let slip by as quietly as possible. Not so for the Federal Trade Commission, which recently

LabMD's challenges to FTC authority falter

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2014

LabMD, which used to conduct clinical lab tests before winding down its operations, launched three challenges to the authority of the Federal Trade

Internet marketing company avoids liability for breach

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2014

In Silverpop Systems, Inc., v. Leading Market Technologies, Inc., the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has dismissed a

The value of understanding international encryption regulation

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2012

Encryption technology offers both substantial benefits (by protecting the confidentiality, authenticity, and integrity of business and personal information) and substantial risks (by making it easier for criminals and terrorists to conceal communications regarding illegal behavior

Canadians beat U.S. hockey teams; NSA next

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 1 2014

After defeating the U.S. men's and women's hockey teams in Sochi, Canada is now setting its sight on the NSA. Last month, in In the Matter of the

Plaintiffs lack standing to sue Nationwide over data breach

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2014

Another court has dismissed a data breach suit for lack of standing. In Galaria v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., plaintiffs alleged that they had

Court closes door on Wyndham’s challenge to FTC authority

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

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has denied Wyndham Hotels & Resorts LLC's challenge to the Federal Trade Commission's

Companies slammed for falsely claiming Safe Harbor certification

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • February 1 2014

Twelve companies have agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that they falsely claimed that they had self-certified their adherence

Court denies class certification to Gmail plaintiffs

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2014

A different judge in the same federal court in California denied class certification to plaintiffs suing Google for violating the federal Wiretap Act