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November 17, 2017

NP Privacy Partner

Author(s): Jenny L. Holmes, Steven M. Richard

Montana court allows release of redacted sexual misconduct disciplinary records, calls for national breach notification standards increase, and court orders production of user information relating to anonymous online reviews. Here’s what’s trending in data privacy and cybersecurity.

Student Privacy

Montana court allows release of redacted sexual misconduct disciplinary records

A court ruling balances competing FERPA and right to know considerations in a request for campus disciplinary records.—Steven M. Richard

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Data Breach

Data breach notification: is it time for a national standard?

In the wake of the 2017 Equifax data breach that affected at least 143 million U.S. consumers and the multiple Yahoo data breaches that affected approximately 3 billion accounts, there is an increased push for a national data breach notice standard.—Jenny L. Holmes

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Privacy Litigation & Class Action

Court orders production of user information relating to anonymous online reviews

The Ninth Circuit upholds a grand jury subpoena seeking to unmask information about anonymous posts on site reviewing employers.—Steven M. Richard

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