Region: United States of America

Child game app developers lose motion to dismiss lawsuit

A California federal district court has allowed a data-scraping class action lawsuit against Disney, Viacom and game site Kiloo to continue.

24 May 2019

Jury backs Yahoo! in cyber insurance litigation

A federal jury has unanimously decided that an insurance company acted in bad faith when it failed to cover Yahoo!’s costs in a slew of privacy violation class actions.

23 May 2019

Pressure building on ad tech, lawyers warn

New rules in the US and the EU threaten to disrupt the ad tech ecosystem, privacy lawyers have warned.

22 May 2019

DLA Piper launches AI practice

DLA Piper has created a dedicated artificial intelligence practice that will be led by five partners across the US, Canada and the UK.

16 May 2019

Facebook sues Korean app developer

Facebook has sued a Korean app developer for illicitly using user data for marketing services, and for failing to comply with requests for an audit and proof of compliance with platform policies.

13 May 2019

DLA bolsters California privacy offering

DLA Piper has added ex-Morrison & Foerster cybersecurity lawyer Andrew Serwin to its San Diego partnership.

13 May 2019

Chinese national charged over Anthem cyberattack

A US federal grand jury has indicted Fujie Wang and an unknown individual over allegations they hacked health insurer Anthem, affecting 78 million people’s personal data.

10 May 2019

FTC raises “substantial concerns” over broad rule-making powers

The chair and commissioners of the US Federal Trade Commission have told a House of Representatives committee that they do not support federal privacy legislation which would give their agency broad rule-making authority.

09 May 2019

Medical imaging company fined $3 million over HIPAA violations

Touchstone Medical Imaging will pay $3 million to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after 300,000 of its patients' data was exposed online.

08 May 2019

Credit union sues financial software company over security lapses

A Pennsylvania credit union has sued financial processing software giant Fiserv over alleged cybersecurity failings and data breaches.

08 May 2019

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