BNA’s Electronic Commerce & Law report which has gathered views on the predictions in Cyber Law from experts has predicted that Privacy litigation is going to increase during the upcoming year.
During 2012, i a notable litigation Google agreed to pay a record US$22.5 million civil penalty to settle charges about misrepresentation of tracking cookies used in Safari browser. Hacking of LinkedIn attracted attention of the Information Security professionals. In the coming year more class actions may be expected. This is also an indication that emphasis on Information Assurance and privacy protection may also increase.
A detailed report on this aspect is found here: