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Georgia Disallows State-Law Claims for Negligent Disclosure of Personal Data

In Dept. of Labor v. McConnell, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed that an individual could not pursue certain state-law claims for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty or invasion of privacy, where the disclosure of personal data was not alleged to have been through a criminal act or have resulted directly in identity theft or unauthorized charges. Read More ›

Thank You Michigan, Next! A Third State Adopts the NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law

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On December 28, 2018, the former Michigan Governor, Rick Snyder, signed into law House Bill 6941 (the “Bill”) amending the Insurance Code by adding Chapter 5A - Data Security (Sections 550 - 565). Michigan became the third state, after South Carolina and Ohio, to adopt a version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Insurance Data Security Model Law. Read More ›

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