FTC Action Against Wyndham May Provide First Fully Litigated Section 5 Privacy/Security Case

Hogan Lovells Chronicle of Data Protection has a commentary on the FTC’s lawsuit against Wyndham (mentioned previously on this blog):

On June 26, the FTC filed a complaint against Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, a global hotel and resort company, and three of its subsidiaries for violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act. If this case goes to trial – and Wyndham’s comments about intentions to fight the suit suggest it might – it will be the first privacy/security matter fully litigated under Section 5.

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