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Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced on May 17, 2022 “new robocall investigation partnerships with the Attorneys General of Iowa, Florida, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.” In addition to these new agreements, the FCC is building on its existing robocall investigation partnership with the New York Department of

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.

BREAKING Florida Senate Adjourns, Data Privacy Bill Yet Again Fails to Pass | Consumer Privacy World

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Moments ago the Florida Senate adjourned for the day.  Although they will return on Monday for certain budget-related items, this development means another session has passed in which a comprehensive data privacy law was considered and yet failed to make it though the Florida legislature.

As CPW previously covered, Florida HB 9 had some

Shortly after Senator Bradley introduced Florida SB 1864, Representative Fiona McFarland (R-Dist. 72) introduced its House counterpart, Florida House Bill 9, on January 12, 2022.  While SB 1864 stalled in the Senate, Florida HB 9 passed the House on March 2 and was sent to the Senate on that date, where it has not advanced

In re Mednax Services, MDL No. 2994, is an MDL (multidistrict litigation) pending in the Southern District of Florida, currently in its early stages.  2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 195342, *8-9 (S.D. Fla. Oct. 9, 2021).  In a striking move late last week, a federal court ordered a stay of the proceedings pending resolution of

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.

In Case You Missed It: CPW’s Alan Friel, Kyle Fath and Kristin Bryan Present An Update on US Privacy Laws and Litigation

Since this summer CPW has declared session replay software litigation predicated on violation of state wiretap statutes as dead in the water.  Judges apparently agree.  Earlier this month yet another court kicked to the curb a session replay software dispute that asserted violations of Florida’s wiretap law, the Florida Security of Communications Act (“FSCA”). 

As CPW’s Alan Friel and Lydia de la Torre explain at CPW’s sister blog Security & Privacy Bytes, “[i]nformational privacy is a hot topic” and [d]ata is a valuable, but challenging asset.”  They caution that “[o]rganizations can only meaningfully protect, and effectively make the most of, their digital assets if they know what data they

Recently in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, Inc., the Eleventh Circuit issued a ground breaking decision concerning application Section 1692c(b) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).  A recent case suggests this decision may have broader application beyond its specific facts.

First, let’s take a look at Hunstein.  In Huntstein

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.

BREAKING NEWS: Second Circuit Rejects “Suggestion” of Circuit Split, Issues Landmark Data Breach Ruling | Consumer Privacy World

Curious About Florida’s Failure