Every day it seems more consumers rely on and create online reviews for products and services businesses offer. Individuals might search for reviews on sites such as Yelp or TripAdvisor or through Google before they buy a product or book … Continue reading
When college or university faculty members are accused of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct, the institution is tasked with assessing and investigating the allegations and responding appropriately. The goals may seem straightforward: address the situation, help remedy the effects, and … Continue reading
On October 6, 2016, through a team of attorneys led by Lin Wood, Burke Ramsey sued Dr. Werner Spitz for defamation. He filed the lawsuit in Michigan’s Third Circuit Court for Wayne County. You may view the complaint here. If … Continue reading
Data Breach Standing Developments in the Sixth Circuit: Galaria et al. v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
Horror stories of what victims of identity theft go through routinely make headlines as large-scale data breaches have gained more attention. Victims may find their financial accounts unexpectedly frozen. They may have credit lines, even mortgages, opened in their names. … Continue reading
This recent court decision adds to an increasing body of law that makes it harder for data breach victims to win against the companies from whom their data was stolen. According to the U.S. District Court for the District of … Continue reading
The Federal Trade Commission issued an opinion today that continues the discussion of what reasonable data security practices are and should be when it found a medical laboratory’s practices violated federal law. The case concerns a now-defunct medical testing laboratory, LabMD, … Continue reading
“Is it a crime to share your Netflix password?” If you’ve logged into any social media sites in the past few days, you might have seen headlines like this suggesting it is a criminal act to share a password … Continue reading