Cause of Action Institute to Defend D-Link Systems Against FTC’s Baseless Data Security Charges

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 10, 2017 – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today announced it will represent D-Link Systems, Inc. (“D-Link Systems”) in its defense against recent unwarranted and baseless charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) regarding the company’s security practices for consumer routers and IP cameras. […]

Another Midnight Power Grab: FTC Again Grasping at Straws in Data Security

Agency files desperate eleventh-hour data security complaint against D-Link without a single instance of actual or likely substantial harm to any consumer Washington D.C. – The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) yesterday filed a complaint against D-Link Systems, Inc. (“D-Link”) claiming a violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act resulting from unsupported […]

Doctors Say FTC Overreach Endangers Patient Welfare

Washington, D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) filed an Amicus Curiae brief on behalf of nine medical doctors who outlined to the court how regulatory overreach by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has harmed their patients’ welfare. The doctors argue that patients benefit from more competition and more providers […]

The FTC Is Appealing Its Loss In The LabMD Case. Here’s What You Need To Know.

The appeal of the ALJ’s decision will not be to an independent court, but to the Commission – the very body that decided to sue LabMD in the first place

Nonpartisan Transparency Coalition Asks Federal Trade Commission For Information About Email Use

CoA has submitted a FOIA request to the FTC seeking to determine whether agency employees may be attempting to shield government records.

Cato Institute: A Spurned Vendor — And a Tip To the FTC

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 […]

Gov Info Security: FTC’s LabMD Case: The Next Steps

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.”