D-Link chose to retain Cause of Action Institute due to its successful track record fighting government abuse. Cause of Action Institute relentlessly defended LabMD, a small cancer diagnostics company, against a similar unwarranted FTC overreach into data security oversight.
"It sets a dangerous precedent for the federal government to go after a good company and put American jobs at risk without a single instance of actual or likely consumer harm," said Cause of Action Institute Assistant Vice President Patrick Massari. "If the FTC can bring a lawsuit on the potential of a data security breach, nearly every company will be subject to unexplored data security liability and the FTC's unrelentingly litigious oversight. Privacy advocates and consumers at large should applaud our client's courage for fighting these incendiary claims and refusing to be held hostage by the FTC for the next 20 years," Massari continued.
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