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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: Supreme Court Unanimously Curbs FTC’s Ability to Obtain Monetary Relief in Court | Consumer Privacy World

Wait, What?! Ninth Circuit Affirms

The Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion today slashing the Federal Trade Commission’s ability to seek monetary awards in court, finding that Congress had not intended to give the agency that power in a section of the Federal Trade Commission Act granting the FTC the ability to seek injunctions.  This critical ruling invalidates what has

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

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/

HUGE news out of CPW this morning.  Yesterday US Representative Suzan DelBene introduced comprehensive privacy legislation, the Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act.  Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR), Matt Cartwright (PA), Ed Case (HI), Charlie Crist (FL), Alcee Hastings (FL), Jim Himes (CT), Steven Horsford (NV), Chrissy Houlahan (PA), Derek Kilmer (WA), John Larson (CT),

CPW has previously reported on the anticipated impact of a Biden presidency on data privacy and data privacy litigation.  In an update to that prior analysis, President Biden has reportedly selected Lina Khan, a prominent antitrust scholar and professor at Columbia Law School, for a vacancy at the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).  Khan’s nomination

CPW’s incredible team just leveled up, as this week consumer privacy superstar Alan Friel joined Squire Patton Boggs.  Alan brings with him nearly three decades of comprehensive experience in data privacy.  He arrives from BakerHostetler, where he led the US Consumer Privacy practice, co-chaired the retail, restaurant and e-commerce industry initiative, and served as the

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