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"Yahoo Breach could Lead to More Consumer Cases, Regulations" Northern California Record

In an article published on Oct. 12, 2016 in Northern California Breach, Bess Hinson provides guidance to Yahoo’s recent digital breach and the several charges the company is now facing. Ms. Hinson offers her insight by explaining, “What I think is interesting here, in terms of the Yahoo breach, is that many things could happen with the information that was stolen." She compares it to the recent breach Ashley Madison faced. “Following the Ashley Madison data breach, there were some foreign regulators who investigated Ashley Madison because, like Yahoo, Ashley Madison was also a website accessed by citizens of other countries.” Ms. Hinson concludes her insight on the breach by addressing how this affects foreign regulators. “We are seeing an increasing interest expressed by foreign regulators in U.S.-based companies'  handling of information because these websites are attracting a global audience.” For the full article, you may click here.