Wyndham Gets FTC's Data-Security Case Sent To NJ

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT) -- An Arizona federal judge on Monday sent to New Jersey a closely watched Federal Trade Commission suit accusing Wyndham Worldwide Corp. of maintaining a misleading data-security program that failed to adequately protect hotel guests' personal information and led to at least three breaches.

In granting Wyndham's motion to change the venue, U.S. District Judge Paul G. Rosenblatt shot down the FTC's contention that the case belonged in Arizona because there were several witnesses in the state who could testify about the company's technology and security practices...
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