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Complaint to FTC alleges cloud service dropbox fails to sync security with representations
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2011

According to a complaint submitted to the Federal Trade Commission on May 11, 2011, the popular cloud-based data storage provider Dropbox, Inc. made false claims about the security of its users’ data, thereby putting them at risk while gaining an unfair advantage over competitors that actually offer the sort of security Dropbox advertised


Litigation hold notices in light of Apple v. Samsung
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On July 25, 2012, in the case of Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., LTD., et al., the Magistrate Judge, Paul S. Grewal, for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division, issued an order granting Apple’s motion for an adverse inference jury instruction based on the court’s finding that Samsung did not suspend its automatic biweekly destruction of emails from its email system, that Samsung failed to issue sufficiently distributed litigation hold notices after it admitted the litigation was “reasonably foreseeable” and failed to follow up on such hold notices, and that Samsung failed to monitor its employees in their preservation efforts, to ensure compliance with the hold notices


Comments by outgoing FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour suggest continuing focus on consumer privacy by the Commission
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2010

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that outgoing FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour criticized technology companies for publicly exposing consumer data, particularly during the rollout of new products


SEC provides guidance to directors of public companies
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2014

Chair Mary Jo White of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC" or "Commission") recently delivered a speech at the Twentieth Annual


NIST releases update on implementation of cybersecurity framework
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

On December 5, 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released an update on the implementation of the Framework for


FFIEC announces plans to update cybersecurity guidance in wake of cybersecurity assessments
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

On November 3, 2014, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (“FFIEC”), on behalf of its members, released a report entitled FFIEC


Massachusetts Attorney General reaches settlement with Boston hospital over data security allegations
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

On November 21, 2014, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced that Boston hospital Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (“BIDMC”) has


Congress approves VPPA consent requirement changes
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2012

On December 18, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6671, a bill that would amend the Video Privacy Protection Act ("VPPA") consent


APEC and Chinese E-commerce Center co-sponsor data privacy workshop in Beijing
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • China, USA
  • July 25 2013

On July 22-23, 2013, the APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance and the China International Electronic Commerce Center, a subsidiary organization of the


FTC announces settlement with American Apparel for falsely claiming compliance with the Safe Harbor Framework
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

On May 9, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with clothing manufacturer American Apparel related to charges that the company