A federal jury today found against BMW Financial Services with a unanimous verdict for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Identity Theft Law. Seungtae Kim v. BMW Financial Services, NA, LLC, Case No. 2:14–cv–01752–BRO–SH, Central District of California. In its verdict form, the jury assessed damages of [Read More…]
S. E. Smith writes: When you’re mentally ill, one of your worst nightmares is being outed. Every week, I read about people who share my diagnosis being shot to death by police, injured, or killed in hate crimes, fired from their jobs, abandoned by their partners. Even as a journalist [Read More…]
I tend to cover these issues more over on DataBreaches.net, but this appellate opinion from the Third Ciricuit is so significant that it needs to be mentioned here, too. Caleb Skeath writes: The Third Circuit released its decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp. earlier today, affirming the district court’s decision that the [Read More…]
In the aftermath of the Ashley Madison breach… Read this post by Troy Hunt. Read this post by Trustify. Then read this post by Richard Chirgwin. What do you think?