Powered by recent privacy laws, lawsuits for wrongful data collection have been rapidly increasing. The result is a growing body of caselaw, many unanswered questions, and a new landscape for companies to navigate. I recently had the opportunity to discuss the expanding number of wrongful collection lawsuits with several experts at Beazley. Based in Denver, Katherine […]
Posts about Litigation by Professor Daniel J. Solove for his blog at TeachPrivacy, a privacy awareness and security training company.
The Future of Cybersecurity Insurance and Litigation: An Interview with Kimberly Horn
Cybersecurity litigation is currently at a crossroads. Courts have struggled in these cases, coming out in wildly inconsistent ways about whether a data breach causes harm. Although the litigation landscape is uncertain, there are some near certainties about cybersecurity generally: There will be many data breaches, and they will be terrible and costly. We thus […]
The Cost of Defamation Litigation
The NY Times has an interesting article about defamation law involving a lawsuit by a judge against a newspaper for libel. The article noted some interesting facts about the nature and cost of defamation litigation:
Of Sex Tapes, Pseudonymous Litigation, and Judicial Bungling
Lior Strahilevitz (law, Chicago) has a wonderful post over at the Chicago Law Faculty Blog about a very problematic Seventh Circuit opinion — and blunder. The case, Doe v. Smith, involves a teenage girl whose boyfriend secretly videotaped them having sex and then emailed the video to his friends. The issue is whether the plaintiff could proceed on […]
More on Pseudonymous Litigation
Howard Bashman offers these further thoughts about the issue of pseudonymous litigation and the sex tape case I blogged about earlier today : In terms of assessing blame, however, in my view it is the attorney for the pseudonymous party who bears the responsibility to ensure that the appellate briefs posted online — and surely the Seventh Circuit’s […]
Is Anonymous Blogging Possible?
Howard Bashman at How Appealing muses whether anonymous blogging is really possible: These days, however, most users of the internet understand that every bit of information communicated electronically leaves electronic fingerprints that can be used to trace the source of the information, even if the source hoped to remain anonymous. To be sure, there are ways […]