11th Cir. issues stay of FTC order in LabMD fight

In the latest twist in the FTC v. LabMD matter, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a stay of the FTC’s final order pending appeal.  As previously reported by FTCLaw.com, the FTC in late July issued an Opinion and Final Order reversing an ALJ’s initial decision to dismiss Commission’s case against LabMD.  The […]

Substantial injury need not be tangible, FTC says

In the latest installment of the fight between the FTC and medical testing laboratory LabMD, the FTC issued an Opinion and Final Order reversing an Administrative Law Judge’s (“ALJ”) prior initial decision dismissing the FTC’s data security charges.  The FTC’s opinion determined that the ALJ “applied the wrong legal standard for unfairness” as it related […]

No data security victims spells trouble for FTC’s case; LabMD claims in 86-page briefing

In the latest round of litigation concerning the FTC’s data security case against LabMD, Inc., LabMD, in an 86-page filing, has argued that the FTC has failed to produce even one data breach victim or to detail what data security standards govern health companies.  LabMD said in its filing that the FTC’s complaint is built […]

Can the FTC Regulate Data Security Practices? Third Circuit Hears Wyndham Hotels Appeal

Does the FTC have the authority to regulate companies’ data security practices? In 2012, the FTC brought charges against Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.