Today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision significantly narrowing the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), a federal statute that can impose both criminal and civil liability on anyone who “intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access”, in its first-ever decision addressing this law.

In a 6-3 opinion

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CPW’s Kristin Bryan Provides Live and Unscripted Analysis of TransUnion SCOTUS FCRA Class Action Oral Argument | Consumer Privacy World

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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.

What Businesses Need to Know About Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act | Consumer Privacy World

Data Litigation Is Growing Fast, And So

Back in August, CPW reported on a developing issue in the consumer privacy space – one of the “big three” consumer reporting agencies (“CRAs”) was sued for using “matching technology” against the “Specially Designated Nationals” list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, and similar “terrorist watch lists,” on