One Example Of Treatment Of The Dissemination Risk Under E&O Coverage: Consideration of Finn v. National Union, 452 Mass. 690 (2008).


A rogue worker's gift to the "hacker community" held not covered under litigation service provider's E&O insurance as an excluded misappropriation of trade secret according to a recent Massachusetts SJC decision(Finn v. Nat'l Union, 452 Mass. 690 (2008)). The implications of this decision including the need for specialized privacy breach insurance are addressed in this posting from Prince, Lobel's insurance blog: Consider the Risks.

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