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Ferguson, Friel Analysis of Wyndham Ruling Published by Computer Law Report

Articles / January 1, 2016

An article written by Partners Gerald Ferguson and Alan Friel was published in the January 2016 issues of Computer Law Report and the affiliated Internet Law & Business. The article, “Challenging FTC Regulation of Cyber-Security After FTC v. Wyndham,” analyzes the Wyndham decision affirming the FTC’s authority to regulate cybersecurity practices. Ferguson and Friel conclude, “Do not concede that your company has engaged in an unfair practice merely because the company failed to comply with a requirement in a settlement agreement between the FTC and an unrelated third party.” The article originally was published on the BakerHostetler “Data Privacy Monitor” blog.

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