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HHS: Skimp On Compliance, Pay Huge Fine
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2016

The Raleigh Orthopedic Clinic, P.A. In North Carolina agreed to pay $750,000 to the Department of Health and Human Services to settle claims that it


Amazon Liable For In-App Purchases by Kids
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2016

Late last month, the U.S. District Court of the Western District of Washington granted the Federal Trade Commission's motion for summary judgment


Cybersecurity Commission Schedules Hearing For Financial and Insurance Sectors
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2016

The President's new "Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity" will hold a public meeting on May 16 in New York to discuss "challenges and


Home Depot Settles with Consumers in Data Breach Class Action
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia preliminarily approved a settlement between Home Depot and a class of consumers whose


Surveillance Court Permits Warrantless Searches of Americans’ Communications
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2016

In a recently unclassified opinion issued in November 2015, Judge Thomas Hogan of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) upheld rules


Court Finds Zappos Breach Plaintiffs Have Standing, But No Class
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2016

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada held that a pair of plaintiffs who had alleged actual harm had standing to bring a data


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


Supreme Court Approves Rule Permitting Searches of Remote Computers
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court approved a change to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41 that will allow magistrate judges to authorize searches of


Court Sings Plaintiffs’ Anthem On Data Breach Damages
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2016

Last month, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California found that the plaintiffs in the data breach suit against Anthem had


Nebraska Expands Data Breach Law
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2016

Nebraska recently amended its data breach notification law to expand the definition of "personal information," strengthen its breach notification