As Data Breaches Rise, AGs Emerge As Primary Enforcers

Law360, New York (May 6, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A pair of state attorneys general last week requested more information about a data breach that impacted 50 million users of LivingSocial Inc., a move that attorneys say reflects a recent push by state regulators to fill a legislation and enforcement void that exists at the federal level.

In their letter to LivingSocial on Thursday, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler prodded the daily deals site for details about a breach reported April 26 that exposed the names, email addresses, encrypted...
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