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- Blog: Data Security Law BlogAnother Bumpy Week for Equifax: Virus Hits Website, IRS Suspends Contract and Hacked UK Residents NotifiedPosted on October 17, 2017 by Craig A. NewmanIt was another chaotic week for Equifax Inc., still scrambling to stem the torrent of bad news after its massive data breach last month that has potentially affected more than half of the U.S.’s adult population. Here’s a quick rundown of last week’s developments: Close Call – A malicious virus – apparently from an Equifax vendor [...]
- Blog: Food and Beverage Law BlogWatch for Litigation Concerning Website Accessibility to the Disabled to RisePosted on March 20, 2016 by Phillip M. SlinkardAs has been reported in the news recently, there is increasing litigation asserting that the websites of some retailers and other commercial enterprises are not accessible to consumers with disabilities. For the reasons discussed below, we expect to see increasing demands on the owners of restaurant websites and the consumer-facing websites of food and beverage manufacturers. The Americans with Disabilities Act was adopted before widespread adoption of the internet, but the Department of Justice and many courts have taken the position that the ADA’s prohibition of discrimination ag...