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

As you know at CPW, we’re all about covering developments in data privacy litigation.  Florida is one of the states currently contemplating new privacy legislation with a broad private right of action for consumers (check out our “final four” coverage discussing it here and an earlier overview of the bills here).  Well, this week

A recent decision from the Supreme Court of New York confirms that to survive dismissal, plaintiffs in data breach actions must establish injury-in-fact through a showing of actual or imminent harm.  In evaluating whether an alleged harm arising from a data breach is actual or imminent, New York courts apply a five-factor balancing test.  Under

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

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.

CPW Live Blogs Ramirez v. TransUnion SCOTUS Oral Argument TOMORROW at 10 am EST | Consumer Privacy World

Mortgage Provider Obtains Dismissal

While the number of data breach litigations is on the rise, CPW has been tracking another trend—dismissal of inadequate data breach complaints.  For the latest and greatest in this area of the law, read on below.  Darnell v. Order Wyndham Capital Mortg., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55490 (W.D.N.C. Mar. 24, 2021).

Defendant Wyndham is

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

The Northern District of California recently approved Yahoo’s $117.5 million settlement of a class action involving a series of data breaches.  One plaintiff objected to the settlement on the ground that the vendor chosen to provide data monitoring under the settlement, AllClear ID, had over a hundred prior complaints against it related to services provided

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 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.

HUGE NEWS CONSUMER PRIVACY ALL STAR ALAN FRIEL JOINS CPW | Consumer Privacy World

BREAKING NEWS: Court Holds CCPA Not Retroactive and