It has been a year for the record books for data privacy litigation (and we are only into Q2-who knows what Q3 and Q4 will bring!)  CPW has been tracking significant developments in this area of the law—including in regards to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  While the statute has been in effect for

Readers of CPW know that our very own Lydia de la Torre has been selected to be an inaugural board member of the new California Privacy Protection Agency.   Listen to what Lydia and Alan Friel, Deputy Chair of SPB’s Data Privacy group have to say in a must-listen to podcast.  They discuss the history

Today the CPW team expanded with a three-lawyer, bi-coastal team from BakerHostetler, based in the firm’s Los Angeles, New York and Miami offices.  Their arrival comes on the heel of the firm welcoming Alan L. Friel as Deputy Chair of the Data Practice from BakerHostetler.

The new team comprises: counsel Kyle R. Fath (New York);

Privacy at the state level can get messy and confusing—particularly in the current moment with the record number of proposed bills under consideration.  So let’s face it: it is great to read about all those proposed bills but what US privacy professionals really want to know is which bills will pass and which bills will

On March 4, the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (HB 1602) passed the state House of Representatives by a vote of 85-11.  If enacted in its current form, the bill would take effect on January 1, 2023, at the same as the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

Additional CCPA Regulations Approved, Take Effect | Consumer Privacy World

Seven Cents in Website Revenue Just Doesn’t Cut It: Illinois Court Dismisses

CPW and its sister blog SPB have been covering developments concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  As we discussed the end of last year, on December 10, 2020, the California Attorney General (“AG”) proposed some modifications to the regulations implementing the CCPA (the “Regulations”).  These were published in response to comments

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/california-federal-court-dismisses-data-privacy-litigation-finding-website-operator-has-immunity-under-communications-decency-act/

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/tik-tok-tik-tok-time-running-out-for-preliminary-court-approval-of-multimillion-dollar-tiktok-privacy-settlement/

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/another-bipa-litigation-permutation-strikes-this-time-concerning-preemption/

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/breaking-news-president-biden-taps-lina-khan-for-federal-trade-commission/

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/breaking-news-us-representative-suzan-delbene-proposes-comprehensive-privacy-legislation/

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/breaking-news-us-chamber-of-commerce-expresses-support-for-the-information-transparency-and-personal-data-control-act/

https://www.consumerprivacyworld.com/2021/03/supreme-court-finds-nominal-damages-are-sufficient-to-satisfy-redressability-requirement-of-standing-over-solo-dissent-from-chief-justice/

In Callahan v. Ancestry, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 37811 (Mar. 1, 2021), Plaintiffs filed a complaint in a Northern California district court alleging that Ancestry.com’s (“Ancestry’s”) use of Plaintiffs’ old yearbook photos and information in Ancestry’s Yearbook Database violated their privacy.  Plaintiffs sued Ancestry individually and on behalf of a putative California class claiming