Three States Join Others to Expand Personal Information Definition to Include Usernames or Email Addresses
A key issue in determining whether notification is required following a data breach is whether “personal information” (PI) was acquired by an unauthorized person. US states vary significantly in defining what information qualifies as PI. As part of a recent trend, some data breach notification statutes have been expanding the definition of PI, including by adding usernames and email addresses.
Whether justified or not, the recent spate of high-profile police shooting cases throughout the United States has brought national attention to the issue of whether law enforcement officers should be using body cameras while on duty.
The Sixth Edition of the Trial Manual for the Defense of Criminal Cases is now available.
This week, Montana’s Law and Justice Interim Committee is scheduled to meet and discuss updating Montana’s sexual assault laws, including updating the definition of sexual consent.
The New York Department of Financial Services has released an extensively revised cybersecurity regulation applicable to the wide variety of financial services companies regulated by the NYDFS.
From a U.S. Senate election in 1978 to a gubernatorial election in 1989 to two recent Attorney General elections, one in 2005 and another in 2013, Virginia has managed to reach closure of these disputed elections with relative dispatch—by mid-December in all four instances—and without contentious or protracted litigation.