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.

DENIED! Court REJECTS Motion to Certify Class in Data Breach Alleging Disclosure of Employees’ Sensitive Tax Information | Consumer Privacy World

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Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a proposed settlement with a developer of a photo storage app that allegedly deceived consumers in violation of the prohibition on unfair or deceptive acts and practices found in §5(a) of the Federal Trade Commission Act.  As part of the proposed settlement, the developer, Everalbum, Inc.

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.

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) – 2020 Year in Review | Consumer Privacy World

Data Breach Litigations: 2020 Year in Review

Rounding out 2020 a federal court right before Christmas squelched a significant litigation concerning alleged violations of children’s privacy rights brought against the operator of a video sharing platform and channel operators (including Cartoon Network, Inc., DreamWorks Animation LLC, Hasbro Studios LLC, and Mattel, Inc., among others).  Hubbard, 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 239936 (N.D.

This week brought news of a Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) complaint and proposed $4.25 million settlement with AppFolio, Inc. (“AppFolio”), a California-based company that provides “screening reports” to property management companies regarding potential tenants’ rental, credit, and criminal histories,. While the settlement bears a hefty price tag, it was Commissioner Rohit Chopra’s dissenting statement that

Lydia de la Torre is a frequent CPW contributor with deep insight and knowledge on cutting edge developments in data privacy and cybersecurity.  For some of the fantastic pieces she has co-authored recently, see here and here.  Well, we are very pleased to share that the legal publication Daily Journal has selected Lydia among

Yesterday the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued its Fiscal Year 2020 Agency Financial Report (the “Report”) which describes the agency’s key program performance for FY 2020.  As readers of CPW already know, the FTC is an independent U.S. law enforcement agency charged with protecting consumers and enhancing competition across broad sectors of the economy.  The

The United States is in the process of completing its 59th presidential election and electing its 46th president.  A change in administrations is inevitably accompanied by a change in executive priorities.  Assuming that Vice President Biden is sworn in as President on January 20, 2021, the area of data privacy will likely be of particular

CPW is your source for the latest developments in consumer data privacy litigation.  As many of you already know, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is an independent U.S. law enforcement agency charged with protecting consumers and enhancing competition across broad sectors of the economy.  The FTC’s primary legal authority comes from Section 5 of the