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In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Passage of Federal Privacy Bill Remains Possible This Year, Remains a Continued Priority | Consumer Privacy World

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Several developments this week underscored the continued importance of a bill that has been introduced to implement uniform privacy federal privacy standards.

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Join CPW’s Kristin Bryan as she discusses practical solutions for corporate counsel to mitigate potential cybersecurity class action risks during the upcoming Strafford webinar, “Mitigating Cybersecurity Class Action Litigation Risks,” on Thursday, November 10, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST. 

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Kyle Fath, partner in the firm’s Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets group and Los Angeles Office, was appointed this month to serve on the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA) working group by the joint standing committee of the Connecticut General Assembly.

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In October of 2021, then Acting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel circulated a proposal among her Commissioner colleagues to address the problem of illegal robotexts invading consumer privacy. At the time, she noted that the FCC has seen “a rise in scammers trying to take advantage of our trust of text messages by sending bogus robotexts that try to trick consumers to share sensitive information or click on malicious links. It’s time we take steps to confront this latest wave of fraud and identify how mobile carriers can block these automated messages before they have the opportunity to cause any harm.” 
Continue Reading FCC Adopts Rulemaking Proposal to Protect Consumer Privacy From Invasion by Unwanted Text Messages

On Friday, September 23, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CCPA) held a Board meeting about various CPPA administrative activities.
Continue Reading Update on the California Privacy Protection Agency: Still No Date Certain for the CPRA Regulations

With rising concerns from consumers about data protection, companies across the nation are doing their utmost to avoid data incidents. As such, the seriousness of allegations that a data breach has occurred, true or not, can potentially lead to lasting damage to an organization’s credibility, leaving many companies to wonder what actions can be taken

Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decided a set of consolidated appeals in Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) actions brought by consumers against a credit reporting agency.  The consumers all alleged that a notation in their credit reports was misleading and inaccurate under the FCRA, which requires credit reporting

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

2023 State Privacy Laws: How to Assess and Ensure Readiness by Year-end

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We head into the fourth quarter on the heels of the first public California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) civil penalty, while also looking ahead to the new state privacy laws in Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, and Utah and the significant updates that the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) will bring to the CCPA. Considering that regulations