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The right to be forgotten in New Jersey? Fuhgeddaboutit!
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union
  • January 24 2015

If EU Data Protection Authorities have their way, the "right to be forgotten" will extend around the world, from the Garden State to the Wangshiyuan


Bank's "commercially unreasonable" security practices to blame for cyber theft
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2012

The First Circuit earlier this month held that a bank could be liable for the theft of nearly $600,000 from a company’s bank account because the bank’s online security systems were not “commercially reasonable” under the Uniform Commercial Code


California Credit Card Act does not cover internet downloads
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2013

According to the California Supreme Court, when California enacted the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1991 to protect consumers' personal


AvMed gets breached, plaintiffs’ lawyers get payday
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2014

The U.S. District for the Southern District of Florida has approved a $3 million settlement between AvMed, Inc., a health insurer, and plaintiffs


Montana and Maine require warrants for cell-site location data
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2013

In May, as another example of states moving ahead of Congress on privacy, Montana became the first state to prohibit state and local law enforcement


Ninth Circuit reiterates its narrow interpretation of CFAA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2013

The Ninth Circuit has reaffirmed its view that people who access information on a computer with authorization but subsequently violate restrictions


No harm, still a foul
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, in Shefts v. Petrakis, has held that the Stored Communications Act allows a plaintiff


Court knocks wind out of challenge to FTC’s cybersecurity authority
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2013

The judge hearing the challenge by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to the Federal Trade Commission's authority to regulate companies' data security


French court orders Google to filter racy photos of former racing chief
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • France
  • November 9 2013

A French civil court has ordered Google to filter from its search results images of an orgy that were previously found to violate the privacy of the


LinkedIn agrees to settle data breach suit for $1.25 million
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2014

LinkedIn has agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit over a 2012 data breach incident in which hackers posted more than 6 million users'