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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In a recent interview FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez was asked about the FTC’s ever growing role as the government’s primary privacy cop.
Does the FTC have the authority to regulate companies’ data security practices? In 2012, the FTC brought charges against Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.