TITLE

Landmark Decision Confirms FTC Authority to Regulate Privacy and Data Security

PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2014 Q2, following p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp. which confirmed the authority of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to regulate privacy and data security. Topics discussed include the increasingly active role of the FTC in regulating data security practices, the need for businesses to assess and implement data security measures, and the authority given to the FTC under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act.
ACCESSION #
99097574

 

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