The Third Circuit has published extensively in recent years on the issue of ascertainability. In its fifth ruling in three years on this subject, the court reversed certification of a class of consumers who had leased or purchased laptop computers that contained unauthorized spyware.
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction over Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins to answer this question: May Congress confer Article III standing upon a plaintiff who suffers no concrete harm and who could, therefore, not otherwise invoke the jurisdiction of a federal court by authorizing a private right of action based on a bare violation of a federal ...
Google was recently unsuccessful in getting a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit that accused the tech giant of violating the privacy of Google Wallet users. The lawsuit alleges that Google impermissibly shared users’ “personal information with outside app developers."
Since the Anthem breach, more and more legislative bodies have begun to take a closer look at the issues of data breach notification and data security in general, as several recent stories illustrate.
Here’s the latest data breach news from the past few days.
Here’s a rundown of some of the interesting and noteworthy stories regarding data breaches and cybersecurity in recent week.