October 29, 2014
Partner Steven A. Augustino was quoted in the Law360 article "FCC Data Security Powers Likely To See FTC-Like Challenges". The article discusses the Federal Communications Commission's decision to bring enforcement actions over allegedly lax data security practices, and why attorneys feel that the FCC is likely to face corporate challenges. Mr. Augustino says, "If the FCC continues on this path, a wide variety of practices might suddenly become the subject of enforcement even without FCC rules having been adopted. That truly would be a challenge, as carriers would have to exercise predictive judgments about what the FCC might construe the statute to mean."
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