FTC Fines Company $250k for Falsely Claiming Its Software Provided “Encryption”

Data Breach

The FTC recently announced settlement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions for $250,000 in exchange for resolving the FTC’s claims that Schein falsely advertised that its dental office management software provided encryption.

You can read the article, “The Database Software says it is ‘encrypted’… but is it?” here at McDonald Hopkins’ Business Advisor blog.

The FTC press release is here.

The FTC Complaint and Settlement are here and here.

Data Breach
Is Your PC Keeping Your Information Private? Take This 10-Question Quiz

A law firm was behind that largest hack in history. How safe is your desktop or laptop PC? For both home and work, this article presents 10 questions in a quiz format about your security and privacy practices. The article also includes the steps how to find the answers — …

Data Breach
U.S. v. Yujing Zhang — April 8, 2019 Filing of Passport, Articles, Receipt, Ad for Mar A Lago event

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1st Amendment
Applying “Old” Laws to New Technology: Smartphones, Recordings, Privacy (at FAU)

Special thanks to attorney / instructor Larry Buck for inviting me to speak to his Florida Atlantic University “Law in the Real World” honors class about my practice, particularly how we apply traditional laws to new, emerging technologies. We discussed: drone regulation First Amendment and social media (US v. Hobgood, …