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Wyndham, FTC Clash on Cybersecurity

November 8, 2013

The ability of the Federal Trade Commission to police cybersecurity practices at US companies drew fierce debate, with lawyers for hotelier Wyndham Worldwide arguing to a federal judge in New Jersey that the agency has no such authority.

 Lawyers for Wyndham said Congress had never empowered the FTC to regulate the way companies keep and protect their data. Wyndham's lawyers also argued that the FTC had never published rules governing cybersecurity that would instruct companies on how to stay out of trouble.


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