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

As you know at CPW, we’re all about covering developments in data privacy litigation.  Florida is one of the states currently contemplating new privacy legislation with a broad private right of action for consumers (check out our “final four” coverage discussing it here and an earlier overview of the bills here).  Well, this week

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 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

Privacy at the state level can get messy and confusing—particularly in the current moment with the record number of proposed bills under consideration.  So let’s face it: it is great to read about all those proposed bills but what US privacy professionals really want to know is which bills will pass and which bills will

On March 4, the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act (HB 1602) passed the state House of Representatives by a vote of 85-11.  If enacted in its current form, the bill would take effect on January 1, 2023, at the same as the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection

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.

CPW Live Blogs Ramirez v. TransUnion SCOTUS Oral Argument TOMORROW at 10 am EST | Consumer Privacy World

Mortgage Provider Obtains Dismissal

CPW and its sister blog SPB have been covering developments concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  As we discussed the end of last year, on December 10, 2020, the California Attorney General (“AG”) proposed some modifications to the regulations implementing the CCPA (the “Regulations”).  These were published in response to comments

The Northern District of California recently approved Yahoo’s $117.5 million settlement of a class action involving a series of data breaches.  One plaintiff objected to the settlement on the ground that the vendor chosen to provide data monitoring under the settlement, AllClear ID, had over a hundred prior complaints against it related to services provided

Following up on our post from this morning, the US Chamber of Commerce in an open letter today threw its support behind the Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act.  As set forth in the open letter (see link below), the Chamber writes that “The Information Transparency & Personal Data Control Act is a