Last week a federal court dismissed a federal driver privacy class action, granting the Defendant judgment on the pleadings.  Hensley v. Order City of Charlotte, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146752 (W.D.N.C. Aug. 4, 2021).  The court’s ruling was based primarily on: (1) language in a contract that required parties to use driver data subject

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Van Buren Reviewed: The Potential Litigation Impact of SCOTUS’ Decision Narrowing CFAA’s Scope | Consumer Privacy World

What The Pennsylvania Consumer Data

Earlier this year, a federal court granted preliminary approval of a proposed class action settlement in connection with litigation arising under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”).  Gaston v. Lexisnexis Risk Solutions, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12872 (W.D.N.C. Jan. 25, 2021).  Last week, the court gave the settlement final approval, marking an end to

In a recent Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”), 18 U.S.C. § 2721, et seq. case, a federal court in North Carolina denied plaintiffs’ motion for relief after the Court entered summary judgment in favor of several law office defendants who sent advertisements marketing legal services.

In Hatch v. Demayo, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55601

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

Eighth Circuit

Driver’s licenses have been in the news quite a bit recently – and not just because of Olivia Rodrigo’s hit single.  The Eighth Circuit recently ordered a new trial in a litigation involving alleged violations of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act in a decision implicating important principles of evidentiary law in the context of data

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Court Rejects CCPA As Basis for Limiting Scope of Discovery in Litigation | Consumer Privacy World

Court Holds Data Breach Notice Disclosing

Data privacy litigation comes in all shapes and sizes.  One federal privacy statute that CPW readers may not have heard of is the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”).  A class action settlement which just received a federal court’s preliminary approval provides a good “vehicle” for discussing the contours of this law and its impact on