Friday, March 7, 2014

Target Data Breach

Computer hackers have stolen millions of individuals private financial data.  In Law & Economics we look at the idea of negligence and how a party can protect themselves from being found negligent for its actions (or inactions).  While I will let the legal experts (I am most definately not a legal expert), this does raise some interesting economic issues in terms of the optimal amount of protection a company in the digital age needs to provide to avoid being found negligent.

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