2014's Top Ten Privacy Developments
2014 was an important year for the development of privacy laws and enforcement in the United States. Cybersecurity went from a lurking concern shared amongst the tech community to the widespread public when breaches affected the public in unparalleled numbers. States responded with sweeping legislation to protect consumers, federal agencies enforced and investigated several companies that suffered breaches, and Wyndham v. FTC ruled a company engages in an unfair trade practice when it fails to provide reasonable security for the personal information of consumers. For the entire list and the write up by Jeff Kosseff, Meena Harris, and Caleb Skeath, please check out Inside Privacy's article here.