Court of Appeals Rebukes Federal Trade Commission’s Data Security Overreach

The opinion sends a clear message that the FTC’s enforcement of data security, without publishing any standards, disregards the rule of law, violates due process, and will not be tolerated by the Courts.

FTC Raids Small Business and then Obscures Participation in the Raid

Update: On Thursday, March 29, 2018, after clarifying that there was no legal impediment to its production, CoA Institute received from the FMPD the unredacted body cam footage showing the raid on Vylah Tec’s offices. On May 3, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) raided a small family-run tech support company, […]

Appellate Court Unfreezes Small Business Owner’s Assets After Being Wrongly Targeted by FTC

Washington, D.C. – The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled to unfreeze in part the assets of our client, Robert Cupo, who owns a small family-run tech support company, Vylah Tec, LLC (“V-Tec”), after the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) used misleading evidence to convince the lower court to grant […]

The FTC Raided My Office, Found Nothing, And Is Destroying My Business Anyway

The FTC Raided My Office, Found Nothing, And Is Destroying My Business Anyway ROBERT CUPO Without due process or conviction in a court of law, the government is destroying my family’s business. In early May, federal investigators raided my small tech-support company, Vylah Tec LLC, d/b/a “V-Tec,” on suspicion of […]

Media Recap: Court Dismisses FTC’s Unfairness Count Against D-Link Systems

 

Family Business Fights Back Against FTC, Files Appeal After Lower Court Wrongly Granted Injunctive Order

Washington, D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (“CoA Institute”) today filed its opening brief in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of a family-run tech support company, Vylah Tec, LLC (“V-Tec”), after the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) used misleading evidence to convince the lower court to grant a […]

D-Link Systems Secures Significant Victory in Court Battle Against FTC

Judge dismisses ‘unfairness’ allegations citing complete lack of consumer harm SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge has dismissed three counts against D-Link Systems, Inc. from a complaint brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) involving baseless charges regarding the company’s data security practices for its consumer routers and IP cameras. […]