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  • December 01, 2022

    9th Circ. Revives Crypto Users' Suit Over Shopify Data Breach

    The Ninth Circuit has resurrected a proposed class action that cryptocurrency users brought against Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify and French cryptowallet maker Ledger over a 2020 data breach, overturning a California federal court's conclusion that it completely lacked jurisdiction over the defendants. 

  • December 01, 2022

    Theranos Exec Balwani Wants Probation As Feds Seek 15 Yrs.

    Ex-Theranos executive Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani urged a California federal judge Wednesday to sentence him to probation for his investor and patient fraud conviction, arguing that he lost millions and never sought the "fame or media attention" his co-conspirator Elizabeth Holmes received, while prosecutors argued that his crimes warrant 15 years behind bars.

  • December 01, 2022

    Feds Weigh New Enforcement Advice On Apps, Compensation

    ​An official with the U. S. Department of Justice's Criminal Division said Thursday it is considering new guidance for provisions of its revised corporate criminal enforcement policy that relate to the government's evaluation of business' compensation structures and the use of secret messaging apps. 

  • December 01, 2022

    GAO Backs Peraton's $76M Cybersecurity Support Contract

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied a software company's challenge of a Navy cybersecurity engineering support contract awarded to Peraton Inc. saying it had no reason to question the Navy's reasonableness in evaluating the challenging contractor's "technically unacceptable" proposal.

  • December 01, 2022

    Ill. Appeals Court Rules BIPA Requires Data Policies Up Front

    An Illinois state appeals court on Wednesday found that the state's biometric privacy law requires companies to set up rules for storing and destroying data once they start collecting it, saying an Illinois metal finisher's obligation to do so was triggered by possessing the plaintiff's information.

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