9:21 am-Meyer concludes remarks.  First sessions of PrivacyCon 2021 kicks off on FTC website at 9:30.  You can check it out here!

9:20 am-Meyer-Need more than lawyers to solve privacy issues.  Problems cannot be solved through legal action alone.  FTC is broadening team to address these issues going forward and take a “new approach” to

Tomorrow, the FTC will host its sixth annual PrivacyCon on July 27, 2021 (remember CPW’s coverage of it last year?).  PrivacyCon 2021 will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, and government regulators, to discuss the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data

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.

BREAKING NEWS: A Third Federal Court Orders Production of Data Incident Forensic Report and Related Communications Over Privilege Objections | Consumer Privacy

One developing area of the law that send shivers down the spine of data privacy litigators is a growing number of federal courts holding that the attorney-client and work product privilege do not apply to forensic reports and related communications regarding a data incident.  Knowledge of the circumstances involved in the Capital One and Clark

When was the last time you browsed a website on the internet?  Earlier this morning?  Maybe even an hour ago?  Ten minutes ago?  One of the data privacy litigation trends in 2021 that you may not have heard of is session replay software litigation, which has targeted dozens of website operators for purportedly violating the

Data privacy litigators are well aware of the critical importance of a motion to dismiss to have meritless data incident claims kicked at the pleadings stage.  A recent decision underscores the importance of choice of law arguments as part of a comprehensive litigation strategy.  Why?  Well in some cases, differences between the laws of two

CPW’s Glenn Brown has a comprehensive analysis of consumers’ opt-out rights under the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”), which is available at OneTrust.  As he explains, among other consumer privacy rights, the CDPA provides Virginia residents with the right to ‘opt out’ of the processing of personal data for the following three purposes:

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.

BREAKING:  Ohio’s Legislature Considering Passing the Ohio Personal Privacy Act with Support of Governor DeWine and Lt. Governor Husted | Consumer Privacy

At this point, readers of CPW are familiar with the Clearview Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) litigation.  The case raises novel data privacy and constitutional issues, as underscored by a recent development in the case.

Clearview previously moved to dismiss Plaintiffs’ claims under BIPA and various other states’ laws.  Among other arguments, Clearview

In the wake of Virginia and Colorado passing comprehensive privacy legislation this year, the Ohio legislature is similarly considering a privacy bill, albeit one that would impose fewer restrictions on businesses and does not include a private right of action.  The Ohio Personal Privacy Act (“OPPA”), was introduced yesterday by Republican state Reps. Carfagna,