What’s trending on NP Privacy Partner

February 03, 2017

Author(s): Christopher G. Gegwich, Christopher J. Moro, Steven M. Richard

Cars can track your moves; Philadelphia limits wage history inquiries; court addresses injuries under FCRA; certification questions arise in Target class action suit; FERPA and public record considerations collide. Here’s what trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Consumer Privacy

Consumer guide advises how your car may be tracking you

A guide notifies consumers about how much information they share or permit when driving their cars.—Steven M. Richard

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Employee/Workplace Privacy

Philly takes aggressive stance against wage inequality

The Philadelphia City Council passes legislation prohibiting employers from inquiring, requesting, or relying upon a prospective employee’s wage history.—Christopher G. Gegwich and Christopher J. Moro

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Privacy Litigation

Third Circuit finds Health Plan’s data breach to be de facto injury under FCRA

The Third Circuit weighs in on the Fair Credit Reporting Act in a data breach case against health plan Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. —JoAnna R. Nicholson

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Eighth Circuit remands Target breach litigation over class certification issues

Eighth Circuit holds that a trial court failed to undertake a sufficiently rigorous review of class certification in Target breach suit.—Steven M. Richard

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Kentucky court balances FERPA and public record considerations

A Kentucky court is the latest to evaluate whether university discipline records are public records subject to production.—Steven M. Richard

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