Marissa Black

The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed the Middle District of North Carolina’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the Defendants in a Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”) case, Garey v. Farrin, Case Nos. 21-1478, 21-1480.  In its opinion, the Fourth Circuit agreed with the district court’s ruling that the Plaintiffs had standing to assert

Moments ago the Florida Senate adjourned for the day.  Although they will return on Monday for certain budget-related items, this development means another session has passed in which a comprehensive data privacy law was considered and yet failed to make it though the Florida legislature.

As CPW previously covered, Florida HB 9 had some

Shortly after Senator Bradley introduced Florida SB 1864, Representative Fiona McFarland (R-Dist. 72) introduced its House counterpart, Florida House Bill 9, on January 12, 2022.  While SB 1864 stalled in the Senate, Florida HB 9 passed the House on March 2 and was sent to the Senate on that date, where it has not advanced

On February 4, 2022, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) published its Recommended Criteria for Cybersecurity Labeling for Consumer Internet of Things (IoT) Products.  These criteria make recommendations for cybersecurity labeling of consumer IoT products, i.e., those IoT products intended for personal, family, or household use.

NIST’s guidance is yet another step forward

The Supreme Court has vacated a $9.7 million judgment against Rocket Mortgage, LLC (formerly Quicken Loans) and ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its ruling in light of TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez (2021).   Read on to learn more.

First, some background.  As a reminder, any party wishing to sue in federal

2021 was another record setting year for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  Read on for CPW’s highlights of the year’s most significant events concerning CCPA litigation, as well as our predictions for what 2022 may bring.

2020 Recap: The CCPA Comes Into Effect

The CCPA went into effect on January 1, 2020.  It regulates