Advancing Open Source Innovation in Cybersecurity

Advancing Open Source Innovation in Cybersecurity

OIN seeks to secure the inclusion of open source in technology without fear of litigation from patent trolls Due to the convergence of an escalation in the number of security vulnerabilities, an ...
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The Death Knell for Class Arbitration?

The Death Knell for Class Arbitration?

On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Lamps Plus v. Varela that under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), class arbitration is only permitted when explicitly provided for in arbitration ...
Online Platform Design Issues Lead to Certified False Advertising Class

Online Platform Design Issues Lead to Certified False Advertising Class

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A recent class certification decision in the Northern District of California highlights the importance of platform design. A group of hotel owners alleged that Expedia’s website provided false information about the availability ...
Keeping a Finger on BIPA

Keeping a Finger on BIPA

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court unanimously ruled that infringement of a right afforded under the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), even absent harm, is sufficient for a plaintiff ...
Prudent Security Admin Data Breach

Prudent Security Admin: Has a New Data Breach Precedent Been Created?

A recent ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has the potential to usher in a new era of data breach litigation and set a new legal precedent for cybersecurity negligence and liability ...
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Intel facing 32 lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown fiasco

Intel facing 32 lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown fiasco

Two hardwired vulnerabilities discovered last year in Intel processors are only now beginning to show their teeth, as revealed by Intel’s latest filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Semiconductor chipmaker ...