Announcing Article 3 Standing

Today I launched a new blog, Article 3 Standing, which focuses on data breach litigation. The title refers to a common issue that arises in cases where individuals affected by a data breach sue the company responsible–i.e., can the plaintiffs establish legal standing to maintain a lawsuit under Article III of the U.S. Constitution? Some […]

My Recent Posts for Zip2Tax

Earlier this year, I renewed my relationship with Zip2Tax, a leading provider of sales tax database information. I contribute periodic articles for the company’s blog discussing recent legal developments affecting sales and use taxes. Here are links to my recent posts: Maine Legislators Consider Authorizing Local-Option Sales Taxes Georgia House to Require “Marketplace Facilitators” like […]

Allconnect Moves to Settle Employee Data Breach Lawsuit Following Early Loss in Kentucky Court

Allconnect is a free online service that helps consumers compare prices for various other services, including internet, television, and home security. But as it turned out, Allconnect did not do a great job with respect to its own corporate security. On Valentine’s Day 2018, someone impersonating Allconnect’s president sent a false email to one of the […]

Best Buy Faces Alabama Jury Trial Over Geek Squad’s Unexplained Data Breach

Every day there are new stories about data breaches involving the disclosure of thousands–and in some cases, millions–of customer records. But even smaller-scale data breaches can have a significant impact on the parties involved. And courts throughout the country continue to develop new case law in response to the threat represented by the unauthorized copying […]