Devin Chwastyk


  • Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    Complying with the new EU privacy regulation is not easy – but it is critical. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in the European Union (EU) on May 25, 2018. Although U.S. businesses may think that EU regulations do not apply to them, the GDPR extends to any entity, in any location, that collects, stores or uses the personal...
  • Friday, October 27, 2017
    The internet and electronic communications have given rise to a plethora of innovative new criminal activities, some of which have entered the common parlance: phishing and its more targeted cousin, spear-phishing, are chief among those schemes. Less well-known but still aptly named methods of online fraud include vishing (voice phishing) and SMiShing (text...
  • Monday, July 4, 2016
    A growing number of lawsuits contend that commercial websites qualify as places of public accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and that the ADA therefore requires businesses to take reasonable efforts to make their websites accessible to disabled users.
  • Sunday, January 31, 2016
    New decisions from two federal courts may allow defendants in data breach class action litigation to breathe somewhat easier, following a run of adverse decisions last year. These decisions illustrate an emerging trend of district courts dismissing such privacy claims for lack of standing. Those decisions run directly counter to some court rulings last year...