The Evolving Nature of Privacy "Harm"

Original broadcast date: December 16, 2011

Class-action lawsuits are increasingly being brought against organizations that have suffered data breaches or are alleged to have allowed third parties unauthorized access to users' confidential information. Often at issue in these cases is what kind of harm plaintiffs must allege to state a cognizable claim. What types of harm have been put forward, and how have the courts evaluated them? What related legal issues loom on the horizon? Join our panel of legal professionals as they discuss the history of these lawsuits, examine several prominent cases to look for trends, and provide practical steps to help mitigate these risks.

David Navetta, CIPP, Founding Partner, InformationLawGroup
Simon J. Frankel, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Mali B. Friedman, Associate, Covington & Burling LLP
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