A Royally Painful Lawsuit

Privacy violation

In an effort to rid her life of the press and paparazzi, Meghan Markle might have to first fully submerge herself into the limelight with this most recent lawsuit filed against Associated Newspapers.  Based on claims of both privacy violation and copyright infringement, Markle is accusing the news publisher of breaking UK data protection laws.  The accusations stem from a letter written by Markle to her father, with whom she remains estranged.  Markle may be forced to testify against her father at some point in the case. Read more

Meet You in the Courtroom

Work from home.

While a portion of the nation’s workers are fortunate enough to work from home, they are afforded the opportunity to still “meet” with their co-workers and supervisors through a popular service called Zoom.  With a spike in Zoom users, the public should be warned of a recent lawsuit filed against the virtual conferencing company.  According to the lawsuit, filed in New York, Zoom provided Facebook with viable information about their customers.  Those who do not maintain a Facebook profile or account may initially feel safe but later discouraged to learn that all, as in every, consumer who logged into Zoom was a victim of a privacy violation.  Zoom users were never notified that their private information would be passed along to a third-party company. Read more