At its October 2016 meeting, the Council took the following actions concerning project drafts
FAMM has urged the Massachusetts legislature to pass common sense sentencing reform in response to a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s ruling last week that state law does not currently allow departures from mandatory minimum sentences.
A federal judge in Illinois dismissed the class action lawsuit filed against Barnes & Noble stemming from a data breach in 2013. The breach occurred when credit and debit card PIN pads were compromised at 63 Barnes & Noble stores.
Those who track newsworthy data breaches and other cybersecurity incidents know what type of fallout to expect from these events. Class action lawsuits from consumers, shareholders and financial institutions are now not an exception, but are increasingly becoming expected.
When is prejudice prejudicial? That is the question the Supreme Court justices heard on Wednesday in the case of Duane Buck.
On September 14, 2016, U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter introduced the “Data Breach Insurance Act,” which would incentivize private industry to enhance its cybersecurity posture by providing federal income tax credits.