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

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

What The Pennsylvania Consumer Data

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

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: SCOTUS Slashes Scope of Cybercrime Statute | Consumer Privacy World

Do You Want Fries With That? McDonald’s Customer BIPA Class Action

Today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision significantly narrowing the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), a federal statute that can impose both criminal and civil liability on anyone who “intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access”, in its first-ever decision addressing this law.

In a 6-3 opinion

Here at CPW, we’ve covered many decisions addressing the need for Article III standing when pleading a claim in federal court. A recent decision out of the Seventh Circuit is the latest to affirm that requirement, this time under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”).

In Markakos v. Medicredit, Inc., No. 20-2351, 2021

There is still time to register for CPW’s first virtual event next Tuesday, May 25 from 12-1 pm EST on The Colonial Pipeline Hack-Understanding Cyber-Attacks, Supply Chain Breaks and Data Breach Litigation Issues.  And that webinar could not be more timely as data privacy litigation concerning the cyber incident is already underway.

This week,

CPW has been following the Clearview Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) litigation for quite some time.  On Friday, Clearview argued to an Illinois federal judge that an injunction should not be issued precluding the company from collecting data.  This included, among other reasons, the argument that Clearview’s business operations are exempt from BIPA and

CPW has been tracking data breach litigations for some time, including how the Courts of Appeals have addressed the question of Article III standing.  Yesterday the Second Circuit issued a monumental decision that attempts to weave together rulings from other courts to formulate a multi-factor standing analysis.  McMorris v. Carlos Lopez & Assocs., 2021