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.

New York Biometric Law Goes into Effect Next Month: Alan Friel and Niloufar Massachi Tell Businesses What They Need to Know |

This week, Lina Khan was confirmed as a Democratic commissioner to the Federal Trade Commission in a 69-28 Senate vote. The White House subsequently confirmed that Khan would chair the agency. She will serve as the FTC’s youngest-ever commissioner and chair.

CPW previously covered Khan’s nomination, including her history as an antitrust scholar and critic

The end of last month, members of Congress and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) pushed for emergency legislation, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act (H.R. 2668).  HR 2668 would amend Section 13(b) of the FTC Act “to explicitly reaffirm the FTC’s longstanding authority to obtain injunctive and equitable relief, including monetary redress for consumers in

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.

China’s Personal Information Protection Law (Second Draft) – What to Expect | Consumer Privacy World

Consumer and Business Concerns Under Virginia’s New

Another day, another data privacy litigation dismissed.  In this instance, the Eastern District of Louisiana rejected a plaintiff’s second attempt at pleading violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) in Hanberry v. Chrysler Capital, No. 21-397, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77478 at *1-*2 (E.D. La. Apr. 22, 2021).  Read on to learn more.

Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform (“ILR”) submitted comments to the Uniform Law Commission (“ULC”) in regards to the Draft Act concerning the collection and use of personally identifiable data.  As readers of CPW will recall, the ULC has a Personal Data Act Protection