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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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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.

Connecticut General Assembly Passes Comprehensive Privacy Bill

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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.

Congratulations to CPW’s Kyle Dull on Being Named to the 2022 Law360 Consumer Protection Editorial Board!

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Earlier this week, the Ninth Circuit, yet again, concluded that data scraping public websites is not unlawful. In hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corp., a case that has been ongoing for nearly five years, the Ninth Circuit affirmed its earlier decision that LinkedIn may not rely on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”)

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

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has sued Hong Kong based Social Data Trading Ltd. for scraping data from millions of Instagram and Facebook profiles.  Meta alleges that after it blocked Instagram and Facebook access to Social Data Trading, the company continued to surreptitiously pull profile information from both websites.   Meta alleges that Social Data

Last week a federal court in Illinois granted preliminary approval to a $92 million settlement reached in the TikTok multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), over objections that had been raised in March concerning the basis and terms of settlement.  Read on to learn more.

As readers of CPW already know, last year the Panel on Multidistrict

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Van Buren decision this month and its resulting impact on data privacy litigation, the Supreme Court ordered the hiQ/LinkedIn data scraping saga to be remanded back to the Ninth Circuit.

Recall that in March 2020, LinkedIn filed a petition for a writ of certiorari, raising

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.

Van Buren Reviewed: The Potential Litigation Impact of SCOTUS’ Decision Narrowing CFAA’s Scope | Consumer Privacy World

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Last week the Supreme Court’s decision in Van Buren v. United States resolved a decade-long circuit split concerning the “exceeds authorized access” clause of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”).  Taking up the issue of whether an individual who has legitimate access to a computer network but accesses it for an improper or