In This Issue:
- Data-Breach Class Actions After the Supreme Court Decision in Clapper
- California Supreme Court Holds That Song-Beverly Credit Card Act Does Not Apply to Online Purchases
- Massachusetts Privacy Law Prohibits Collection of ZIP Codes in Retail Purchases
- Recent FTC Settlement Highlights Agency’s Views on ‘Privacy by Design’
- Flaming Worms, Stuxnets and Other Cyber Threats — The European Union’s Response
- Excerpt from Data-Breach Class Actions After the Supreme Court Decision in Clapper:
One of the greatest concerns that companies face when they suffer a data breach is the potential for a class action lawsuit by all individuals whose data was effected. Such a case, if successful, could turn a merely troublesome event into one that has significant financial repercussions for the company. However, the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Clapper v. Amnesty International USA suggests that plaintiffs in such a case might not have standing if they have not suffered any actual harm from the data breach.
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Topics: Clapper v. Amnesty International, Class Action, Credit Cards, Cyber Threats, Data Collection, Data Protection, FTC, Internet Retailers, Personally Identifiable Information, Privacy-By-Design, SCOTUS, Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, ZIP Codes
Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Procedure Updates, International Trade Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates
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