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CJEU Rules Consumer Associations Can File Data Infringement Class Actions Without a Consumer Mandate

CPW’s Scott Warren Joins Faculty

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.

NOW AVAILABLE: Lexis Practical Guidance Releases CPW Team Member David Oberly’s “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Biometric

In spring of 2020, cybercriminals infiltrated the computer networks of Blackbaud, a South Carolina-based cloud-computing provider.  Once in Blackbaud’s system, cybercriminals copied the data of a number of individuals and held it for ransom. The targets of the attack were not direct customers of Blackbaud, but rather were individuals who had provided their data

CPW has previously covered litigation brought against a biometric software developer in Illinois, Sosa v. Onfido, Inc., 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 658 (N.D. Ill.). In the court’s latest landmark ruling, the judge denied a motion to dismiss from defendant, finding that Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) extends to information derived from photographs,

Text or purpose? Plain language or pragmatism? Though the text does not provide for it, should courts interpret Sections 9 and 10 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to provide a “look through” approach to federal jurisdiction over confirming or vacating an arbitral award?

No, according to Justice Kagan’s 8-1 opinion in Bagderow v. Walters

As CPW previously reported, President Biden nominated D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court to fill a vacancy opened when Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. Judge Jackson graduated with honors from Harvard University and Harvard Law School, where she served as editor of the Harvard Law Review. Following her graduation,

As CPW previously covered, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a published decision, affirmed dismissal of Plaintiffs’ Complaint in Allen v. Vertafore, 21-20404, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, March 11, 2022. In its Opinion, the Fifth Circuit agreed with the district court that Plaintiffs failed to plead a cognizable claim under the

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.

JUST RELEASED: 2022 Q1 AI/Biometric Litigation Trends | Consumer Privacy World

Registration Open: March 30 Webinar on International Data

With the first quarter of 2022 at a close, litigation involving the collection and protection of biometric data has taken off to a hot start, setting a fervent pace that could mean big things for data privacy litigation for 2022 (with crossover impact on data breach and cybersecurity litigations, as outlined below).  Read on to