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Update: proposed settlement in Target data breach litigation

USA - March 20 2015 The proposed settlement agreement in the Target data breach consumer litigation that we reported on on March 19, 2015 has been approved by the judge…

Paul Bond, Christine Nielsen Czuprynski

Proposed settlement in Target data breach litigation

USA - March 19 2015 A proposed settlement has been reached in the multi-district consumer litigation Target faces following a data breach that compromised at least 40…

Paul Bond, Christine Nielsen Czuprynski

Courts continue to find that unique device identifiers are not personally identifiable information (PII) under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA)

USA - February 17 2015 Two recent federal district court rulings regarding the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) follow the emerging trend of decisions indicating that…

Alan J. Drosdick

FCC confirms that even solicited fax ads must contain opt-out language, and sets six-month deadline for companies to seek a retroactive waiver

USA - November 6 2014 On October 30, 2014, the FCC issued a much-anticipated ruling ("FCC Order") resolving several petitions seeking clarification of the opt-out notice…

Christine Nielsen Czuprynski

Data security threats are on the rise in the Golden State, according to California attorney general Kamala Harris

USA - October 31 2014 A California attorney general's report released this month shows that data security threats are on the rise in the Golden State. Against a backdrop of…

Maytak Chin, Divonne Smoyer