FTC Appeals Unfavorable LabMD Data Breach Decision

By Jessica Corso (November 25, 2015, 3:56 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission has asked its own commissioners to review a recent decision by an administrative law judge that threw out the agency's data breach suit against medical testing company LabMD, filing an appeal just days after the ruling was handed down.

The appeal, filed on Tuesday afternoon, was directed at three of the four sitting FTC commissioners, and though it doesn't lay out the agency's objections to Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell's Nov. 13 decision, agency attorneys indicate that they intend to rely on many of the same arguments made in the first go-round.

The agency hit LabMD...

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