California Invasion of Privacy Act

This week Plaintiffs in thirteen consolidated cases brought against Accellion and other defendants filed a motion for preliminary approval of a class action settlement in California federal court.  This development is notable for its resolution (if approved) only as to Accellion and for the categories of relief offered to class members.  In re Accellion, Inc.

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

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Are we about to have another summer of session replay software litigation? A unpublished ruling out yesterday from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals suggests so, at least insofar as claims under California law is concerned.

A short refresher: session replay software captures certain aspects of a user’s interactions on web applications (mouse movements, clicks,

As readers of CPW know, although the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) and other state statutes provides California residents additional privacy protections there are limits on the laws’ scope.  This includes as was the case here and, consistent with prior rulings, that a defendant may not rely on the CCPA and other state privacy laws

CPW has previously covered the In re Plaid Inc. Privacy Litigation, No. 20-3056 (N.D. Cal.), in light of consumers increasing use of fintech apps to do business, transfer and invest funds, and otherwise manage their finances electronically.  Last month a federal court approved a class action settlement to resolve Plaintiffs’ claims in the consolidated

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 |

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.

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Do You Want Fries With That? McDonald’s Customer BIPA Class Action

The California Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision interpreting California’s Invasion of Privacy Act, which may lead to criminal and civil liabilities for intentionally recording phone calls without obtaining the appropriate level of consent.  [Note: for other litigations involving the statute, check out our prior coverage here and here].  This interpretation