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Consumer reporting companies settle with FTC over allegations they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 23 2014

Two companies in the business of selling consumer public record information (as permitted under the Fair Credit Reporting Act FCRA), Instant

Online review not protected by opinion defense

  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 22 2014

As online reviews have proliferated, so have defamation suits based on those reviews. This is one reason the legal profession continues to survive -

Does unauthorized use equal unauthorized access?

  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2014

A federal court in Louisiana recently wrestled with the question posed in the headline, and answered yes. But that may not be not the final answer

FTC authority to bring enforcement actions over data-security standards upheld

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 18 2014

In a recent decision, a federal judge concluded that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has the power to regulate data security and thus rejected a

FTC settles cases against providers of background checks

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • April 18 2014

Two companies have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) as consumer

D.C. Court rules ZIP code doesn’t constitute an address

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently dismissed a class action against Anthropologie, Inc. and Urban Outfitters, Inc. that

California federal court requires pre-recording notification of all cell phone calls under California Invasion of Privacy Act

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 17 2014

A federal district court in the Northern District of California in March refused to dismiss a consumer class action against wireless

Part III: has Congress spoken and does it really matter? The Wyndham Worldwide case and the expanding power of the FTC to police data security

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2014

In the first and second parts of this series, we provided a summary of the District Court of New Jersey's recent decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide

Will this be enough? Competitors sharing cyber threat information will not result in federal antitrust prosecutions - sometimes

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

On April 10, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") and the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released a joint policy statement that cyber threat

Third Circuit signals pro-defendant interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s “authorized access” provisions

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 16 2014

On April 11th, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the conviction and 41-month prison sentence of a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA