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Major FTC Enforcement Action - Record Fines

(laugh alert)

Jeff Jarvis of  the Huffington Post reports on a record fine levied by the Federal Trade Commission against one S. Claus for maintaining a database of children's names, addresses, ages, solicited online and sorted by naughty or nice.  

According to Jarvis, Mr. Claus commented, "What's the worst they can do?  Cookie me?"      

Enjoy the post -- linked here

 

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Cynthia J. Larose

Member / Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice

Cynthia J. Larose is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional-Europe (CIPP-E). She works with clients in various industries to develop comprehensive information security programs on the front end, and provides timely counsel when it becomes necessary to respond to a data breach.