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 […]

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.