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.

Say It Isn’t So – Court Certifies Rule 23(b)(3) Damages Class in Data Breach Litigation | Consumer Privacy World

Court Dismisses Data

In a must-read, CPW’s Glenn Brown provides a detailed breakdown of the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “CDPA”) and how it stacks up relative to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), which amends and will essentially replace the CCPA on 1 January 2023, and the EU

Readers of CPW know that our very own Lydia de la Torre has been selected to be an inaugural board member of the new California Privacy Protection Agency.   Listen to what Lydia and Alan Friel, Deputy Chair of SPB’s Data Privacy group have to say in a must-listen to podcast.  They discuss the history

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.

HUGE NEWS CONSUMER PRIVACY ALL STAR ALAN FRIEL JOINS CPW | Consumer Privacy World

BREAKING NEWS: Court Holds CCPA Not Retroactive and

Just this week Virginia joined California as being one of the few states where consumers have a “right to delete” under applicable state privacy laws.  This loosely follows the approach in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) that also contains a right to delete which is quite broad (“right to obtain . . .

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.

What Businesses Need to Know About Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act | Consumer Privacy World

Data Litigation Is Growing Fast, And So

As reported in a must-read analysis, the Information Commissioner’s Office has for only the second time in its history successfully prosecuted individuals under the Computer Misuse Act 1990 in order to impose harsher criminal penalties for unauthorized access to personal data (including but not limited to prison sentences and confiscation orders) than are available

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.

Merely Monitoring App Activity Data Does Not Support a Claim Under California’s Invasion Of Privacy Act, But Is It Sufficient To Allege

CPW has previously covered how companies are increasingly turning to consumer arbitration agreements to limit litigation exposure.  While an arbitration agreement does not allow a defendant to avoid a lawsuit outright, it does provide an escape mechanism from the public scrutiny and cost of litigation.  Issues concerning application of arbitration agreements continue to come up