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FTC Lawsuit Against D-Link Highlights the Importance of Routine Review of Public Statements and Security Protocols

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC“) announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against D-Link alleging that it made deceptive claims about its products’ security and engaged in unfair practices that placed consumers’ privacy at risk.  The Complaint For Permanent Injunction and Other Equitable Relief was filed in the United States District Court Northern District … Continue Reading

An Overview of the NY AG’s Demands On FanDuel and DraftKings

Anyone who has turned on their television in the past year is likely familiar with the business model of DraftKings, Inc. (“DraftKings”) and FanDuel Inc. (“FanDuel”). In case you have missed the numerous advertisements, both FanDuel and DraftKings run daily fantasy sports (“DFS”) promotions where contestants pay varying entry fees for the opportunity to receive … Continue Reading

Andrew Hoffman Quoted Regarding Wal-Mart Zip Code Collection Litigation

Andrew Hoffman was quoted in a Law360 article on January 9, 2015, regarding the grant of class certification in the Wal-Mart ZIP code collection litigation in California federal court. Andrew’s comments are regarding the commonality requirement for class certification and how the Wal-Mart case differed from the recent Ikea ZIP code collection case, where the … Continue Reading

Heather Nolan Will Speak at Webinar on Gamification

Partner, Heather Nolan, will speak on July 30th at the BAA Webinar on Sweepstakes, Contests & Games.  The dates of the 6 part webinar are June 18 & 25 and July 9, 16,23, & 30th. If you are interested in improving your “understanding  the basics of sweeps or, seasoned, and need to extend your knowledge … Continue Reading

Twist in the Target Lawsuit!

Partner, Dave Navetta, is quoted in an article, discussing  the class action lawsuits filed (and now withdrawn)   by two banks against Trustwave Holdings Inc. (the PCI Qualified Security Assessor for Target, Inc.) arising out of the Target breach.  Additionally, he is quoted analyzing the reasonable basis for the allegations against Trustwave Holdings Inc.    … Continue Reading

California AG’s Office Attorney Shares Views on Office’s Privacy and Security Enforcement Priorities; Recent California Privacy and Cybersecurity Laws

On Tuesday, a high ranking attorney in California’s Attorney General’s Office made clear that the office has maintained its laser focus on data privacy and security issues and has been paying close attention to the California legislature’s recent flurry of privacy and security related legislation.  In a wide-ranging TRUSTe webinar, Joanne McNabb, the California AG’s … Continue Reading

Breaches: Avoiding Legal Woes

Partner Dave Navetta was interviewed by Healthcare Info Security regarding the managing of responses by organizations who have experienced data breeches. He discusses that they should have breech response plans and ensure compliance with the HIPPA security rule.… Continue Reading

Senior Counsel, Rich Santalesa, Lectures at SHU on CyberSecurity

Senior Counsel, Rich Santalesa, will be lecturing at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT on Jan. 13, 2014 as part of SHU’s newly launched Masters Degree in Cybersecurity program.  The recently developed Masters program includes required courses on securing cloud initiatives, systems security, digital forensics, network security, cryptography and security management, as well as electives … Continue Reading
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