Cause of Action Institute To Fight FTC In Privacy Row

Law360, San Francisco (January 10, 2017, 8:16 PM EST) -- The limited-government organization Cause of Action Institute said Tuesday that it will represent electronics maker D-Link Systems Inc. in a privacy lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission that alleges the company's devices aren't secure and put thousands of customers' data at risk, saying the allegations are “unwarranted and baseless.”

Cause of Action Assistant Vice President Patrick Massari said Tuesday that the lawsuit is “another instance" of the FTC’s unchecked regulatory overreach and that it sets a dangerous precedent, allowing the federal government to “go after”...
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