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New Webinar on March 12: Strategies for Illinois Schools to Get SOPPA Compliant Before the Deadline

Join us for this exciting new webinar… The Final Countdown: Strategies for Illinois Schools to Get SOPPA Compliant Before the Deadline Presented by Datamation and Tressler LLP Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CT Click Here to… Continue Reading →

Attorney Spotlight: Todd Rowe

Todd Rowe is a partner in Tressler’s Privacy Practice Group. He regularly advises insurers on complex matters, including the resolution of large claims and claims under specialty and commercial insurance lines throughout the country. His practice areas include Insurance, Litigation,… Continue Reading →

Emerging Privacy Issues In Discovery Of Social Media

By Danita L. Davis Sudac Individuals’ willingness to share detailed accounts of their lives on social media sites, such as Facebook, has created an unparalleled source of evidence for lawyers seeking discovery.   There is little question that social media evidence… Continue Reading →

Class Action Suit Filed by Credit Union over Arby’s Data Breach

On February 10, 2017, Midwest America Federal Credit Union (Midwest America) filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. Midwest America’s complaint alleges that defendants failed to… Continue Reading →

Cardinals’ Exec’s Prison Sentence Sets Stage for Future “Cyber Espionage” Cases

The New York Times has reported that a Texas federal judge sentenced former St. Louis Cardinals Director of Baseball Development, Christopher Correa, to 46 months in prison after pleading guilty to five counts of unauthorized access of a protected computer. The… Continue Reading →

Shareholders’ Derivative Suit Misses Target, Still Offers Warning to Directors & Officers

On July 7, 2016, Judge Paul Magnuson of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota granted several motions to dismiss by Target directors and officers seeking dismissal of derivative suits filed by various Target shareholders. The derivative… Continue Reading →

The First Cable Operator to Be Targeted by the FCC for Data Breach Settles for $595,000

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently fined Cox Communications, Inc. (Cox) $595,000 for failing to properly protect its customers’ personal information related to a 2014 data breach. In the November 5, 2015, FCC order, the FCC stressed the importance of… Continue Reading →

Target Suffers a Significant Blow in Financial Institution Data Breach Class Action

On September 15, 2015, the court presiding over the financial institutions data breach lawsuit arising out of the Target data breach granted the Plaintiffs’ motion for class certification. The practical implications of this decision are that financial institutions affected by… Continue Reading →

Car Owners File Nationwide Class Action Based on Allegations of Hacking a Car

Purchasers of cars manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have filed a purported class action in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois arising out of their cars’ vulnerability to hackers taking control of their cars’ functions,… Continue Reading →

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