Federal Trade Commission finds cancer detection lab in violation of data security statute, despite no evidence of consumer harm Washington, D.C. – In an unfortunate but somewhat anticipated decision, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today issued a finding that LabMD violated a data security statute, reversing an earlier decision […]
Sometimes winning is still losing. That is certainly true for companies that find themselves caught in the cross hairs of the federal government.
David Slays Goliath As LabMD Defeats The Federal Trade Commission Chief Administrative Law Judge Dismisses Complaint and Hammers the FTC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 16, 2015 MEDIA CONTACT: Geoff Holtzman l firstname.lastname@example.org l 703-405-3511 WASHINGTON – LabMD, an Atlanta-based cancer detection laboratory, was vindicated in its six-year struggle against the Federal Trade Commission’s overreach […]
Read the full story: Cato Institute In 2010, the Federal Trade Commission approached an Atlanta-based medical testing company, LabMD, with accusations that it had wrongfully left its customer data insecure and vulnerable to hackers. LabMD’s owner denied that the company was at fault and a giant legal battle ensued. To […]
CoA’s Reed Rubinstein: “The only evidence in the record now is that LabMD was telling the truth from the beginning that they were hacked by a cyberthief, and that the FTC did nothing to verify the information it was given by Tiversa.”
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