Pennsylvania

In June, we discussed a putative class action filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania concerning a data breach involving COVID-contact tracing data.  Following the Plaintiff’s filing of an amended complaint, the remaining Defendant has now moved to dismiss on both standing and substantive grounds.  Read on below.

To recap the alleged facts underlying this

In the continuing absence of comprehensive federal law regulating data privacy and protection, the states have continued to pursue their own agenda.  Pennsylvania recently became the most recent state to throw its hat into the ring with its legislature’s introduction of HB-1126, the Consumer Data Privacy Act (“CDPA”).  If passed, the CDPA would make

CPW has been covering data breach litigations for some time (as a reminder of recent rulings of significance, check out our prior posts here and here).  This includes In Re: Wawa, Inc. Data Security Litigation and key related cases back in November and January.  On Thursday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern