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Wyndham, LabMD Cases Challenging FTC

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

July 12, 2013

News of Wyndham Worldwide’s pushback against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made headlines for months now, but SC Magazine reports that a second case also “could disrupt the FTC's data security authority.” Wyndham and “medical testing provider LabMD are two companies that are pushing back against separate investigations launched by the consumer protection agency, which asserts that the two companies experienced data breaches that exposed sensitive client information,” the report states, noting the outcome of these cases “could decide whether the FTC can continue to punish companies that have been breached.”
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