CPW covered the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack earlier this year, in which a ransomware attack carried out by cybercriminals crippled the Colonial Pipeline’s functionality.  The Pipeline was taken offline as a remedial measure, causing significant gasoline shortages across the Eastern United States (as a reminder, the Colonial Pipeline supplies the east coast of the United States

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.

How the Colorado Privacy Act Compares to the California, Virginia and European Union Laws That Inspired It | Consumer Privacy World

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CPW has previously covered In re Blackbaud, a data privacy multi-district litigation (“MDL”) created in December 2020 that is currently pending in the District of South Carolina.  The MDL was created to manage the claims of individuals and putative class representatives against Blackbaud, a cloud software company that was targeted in several ransomware attacks

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.

CPW’s Kristin Bryan Talks to Bloomberg Law on Impact of Supreme Court’s TransUnion Decision for Data Privacy Litigations | Consumer Privacy World

As data privacy litigators continue to digest the Supreme Court’s ruling last Friday in TransUnion, you can  check out what CPW’s Kristin Bryan had to say to Bloomberg Law about what it means going forward.  You can see her remarks and read the complete article here: Supreme Court’s TransUnion Ruling Curbs Consumer Privacy Claims

As CPW reported earlier this year, the Second Circuit recently issued a monumental decision concerning Article III standing in a data breach.  In that case, McMorris v. Carlos Lopez & Assocs., 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 12328 (2d Cir. Apr. 27, 2021), the court weaved through multiple rulings and created a multi-factor standing analysis. 

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: Supreme Court Limits Availability of Article III Standing in Data Privacy Litigations in Win for Defendants | Consumer Privacy World

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The Supreme Court has just issued a major ruling that is a significant win for defendants in data privacy and data breach litigations.  In Ramirez v. TransUnion, the Supreme Court reconsidered the question of what constitutes an “injury in fact” under Article III, five years after its significant holding in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins

Data privacy litigators have their eye on the Supreme Court going into the end of the month as we wait for the Court’s opinion in Ramirez v. TransUnion.  And when the decision is issued, CPW will be there in real time to fill you in.  In the meantime, below is a refresher of the facts

Last month, a federal court addressed the kind of harms that need to be included in a plaintiff’s complaint asserting claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) to survive a motion to dismiss.  Magruder v. Capital One, Nat’l Ass’n, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94804 (D.D.C. May