Category Archives: Peggy Daley

Life Is Short; Affairs Are Expensive: The Ashley Madison Breach and Its Aftermath

By Peggy Daley

In July 2015, hackers calling themselves “Impact Team” announced an unusual data breach. The hackers claimed to have obtained customer and operational data from Ashley Madison, an online social networking site that markets itself as a place for people interested in “casual encounters, married dating, discreet encounters and extramarital affairs.” The hackers claimed to have compromised the website’s approximately 37 million user profiles, corporate financial records, and other confidential information. Continue reading Life Is Short; Affairs Are Expensive: The Ashley Madison Breach and Its Aftermath

FCC TCPA Declaratory Rules Draw Objections

By Peggy Daley

On July 10, 2015, the FCC issued a Declaratory Ruling on the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in response to dozens of petitions for clarification filed by businesses and government agencies.[1] The ruling addressed key areas of the law where petitioners had sought clarification or relief. In this declaration, the FCC provided new interpretations of the TCPA that became effective as of the date of the order. Continue reading FCC TCPA Declaratory Rules Draw Objections