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Cybersecurity Experts Urge Faster Threat Alerts From Homeland Security

Eversheds Sutherland Partner Michael Bahar is quoted in this Morning Consult article regarding rising calls from cybersecurity practitioners to improve information sharing between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and private industry officials. Learn...

Stand Up, Sit Down, Stand Up: Ninth Circuit Revives Spokeo No-injury Suit

In a decision surely welcomed by the plaintiffs’ bar, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held, on August 15, 2017, that a putative class action plaintiff has Article III standing as long as the plaintiff alleges just slightly more than a mere statutory violation. The case, Robins v. Spokeo, was on remand from the United States Supreme Court following that Court’s well-known...

FCRA Violations Lead to Record-Breaking $60 Million Verdict

On June 19, a jury sitting in federal court in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California awarded plaintiffs $60 million after finding that the defendant, TransUnion, LLC, violated provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). This is reported to be the largest jury award on record for FCRA violations. The case is Ramirez v. Trans Union, LLC.  ...

Addressing Data Privacy Concerns in NHTSA V2V Rules

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications capabilities in all new light vehicles starting two model years after the final rule is adopted. If adopted, this rule would enable cars to generate and receive an enormous amount of data from and about every new car on...