Hearing Tomorrow to Examine the Federal Trade Commission's Data Security Enforcement Authority
WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) will convene a hearing titled, “The Federal Trade Commission and Its Section 5 Authority: Prosecutor, Judge, and Jury.” The hearing will examine the FTC’s enforcement practices with respect to data security, as well as the basis of recent FTC actions related to data security practices. In addition, the hearing will examine the sources of the FTC’s information for several recent data breach investigations, which have been the subject of an ongoing Committee investigation. Witnesses include organizations that the FTC has contacted or investigated after they refused to purchase “cyber-intelligence” services from Tiversa, Inc.
The Eleventh Circuit has announced that they are going to hold oral arguments in LabMD’s case even though the appellate court had refused. See below for Law 360′s reporting of this development. To view the original article, click HERE. The Eleventh Circuit said Wednesday that it has decided to hold oral arguments on LabMD Inc.’s latest […]