A Global Privacy Trend is Afoot Consumers are paying more attention to their privacy rights than ever before. Small businesses that handle consumers’ private data need to pay more attention too. During the past two years, the percentage of prospective … Continue reading
This summer, an updated data breach law will take effect in Arizona. Earlier this spring, Arizona governor Doug Ducey signed HB2154 into the law. Arizona’s Attorney General, Mark Brnovich, authored the bill “updating and strengthening Arizona’s data breach consumer protection statute.” … Continue reading
Read “Maybe Al Franken’s a ‘good’ man. He still admitted to sexual harassment,” HopkinsWay PLLC’s attorney Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez’s November 17, 2017, Opinion piece published by NBC News THINK.
Arizona has long recognized the invasion of privacy torts described in the Restatement (Second) of Torts (Am. Law Inst. 1977). But until last month, it had not published a set of invasion of privacy jury instructions for Arizona’s civil courts to … Continue reading
Last week, the American Bar Association (ABA) revised its formal opinion on what constitutes reasonable data privacy and information security practices for lawyers and law firms. It is ABA Formal Opinion 477R: “Securing communication of protected client information.” You may … Continue reading
The question of what the right balance is between personal privacy and national security is not a new one. But over the past few months, it has become a louder question drawing more attention not just from lawyers and politicians … 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
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