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Cothron v. White Castle: A Closer Look at One of the Most Important Data Privacy Litigations of 2021 | Consumer Privacy World

Earlier this year we identified Cothron v. White Castle as a must-watch data privacy case this year and industry experts agree.  No. 20-3202 (7th Cir.) (For our prior coverage of the case, you can go here, here and here).  The litigation concerns application of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) and

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.

Sonic Data Privacy MDL Headed to Trial? Court Denies Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment | Consumer Privacy World

Federal Court Holds Defendant’s

As Scott WarrenLindsay Zhu and Katherine Fan discuss in greater detail here, on August 20, 2021, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China passed the Personal Information Protection Law (the “PIPL”).  They explain that “[t]he final version of the PIPL sets forth a number of new obligations

We’ve been following the Sonic cybersecurity MDL for some time now.  Just last month the Sixth Circuit rejected Sonic’s bid to appeal a federal district court’s certification of a class under Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 to recover economic damages incurred by various financial institutions and credit unions arising from their reissuance of cards and

In a significant ruling, the Northern District of California recently denied in part a defendant’s motion to dismiss a complaint alleging violations of various consumer privacy statutes. It found that an affirmative defense of compliance with one privacy statute, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), did not shield defendant from liability for alleged violations of

As CPW’s Kyle Fath recently explained to Law360 in an article focusing on California privacy enforcement, “[d]uring the past year, the [California] attorney general’s office has “focused substantially” on the CCPA’s do-not-sell right.”  As covered in greater detail at Law360, “[t]his attention has come as little surprise, given the widespread uncertainty that has swirled since

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Defendant Prevails in Factual Attack on Standing in Data Event Litigation Proceeding in Ninth Circuit District Court | Consumer Privacy World

Court

While session replay software litigation was the hottest development in data privacy litigation earlier this year, yet another court has rejected such a theory of liability—making it even more likely that this trend has already peaked.  In this instance, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled (for the second time)

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BREAKING: Sixth Circuit in Sonic Data Breach Litigation Denies Request to Appeal District Court’s Certification of Class, Dismissing Sonic’s Self-Identification and Standing