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As countries around the world begin administering COVID-19 vaccines, many institutions, both governmental and private, are considering the possibility of requiring... Read More »
In July 2020 the Court of Justice the European Union’s (CJEU) Schrems II decision declared the EU-US Privacy Shield Protections inadequate for the protection of ... Read More »
On November 17, 2020, the Canadian House of Commons introduced the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 (“DCIA”), which includes the Consumer Privacy... Read More »
It well known that there are, unfortunately, many data breaches that frequently put private citizens’ data privacy in jeopardy.  States have passed a... Read More »
While most 2020 media election coverage focused on the races for President and control of Congress, privacy also had its day at the ballot box. This blog has... Read More »
Following the November 3, 2020 general elections, Californians voted Proposition 24 into law, which will implement the California Privacy Rights Act... Read More »
New York state issued a new mandate requiring that all travelers test negative for the COVID-19 virus both before and after coming to the state. The mandate allows... Read More »
An amendment to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) was signed in September 2020. The CCPA regulates how large companies (1) treat their... Read More »
For the past two years, businesses have been scrambling to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)—the first comprehensive data... Read More »
On October 12, 2020, the California Attorney General published a Third Set of Modified Proposed Regulations (“Modified Regulations”) even though the final ... Read More »
On September 25, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed the California Genetic Information Privacy Act (“GIPA”), about which we reported here.  Governor... Read More »
UPDATE:  On September 25, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed the California Genetic Information Privacy Act (“GIPA”). Click here for an... Read More »
The California Legislature has delayed its plans to expand the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) and make all of its provisions apply... Read More »
On April 20, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted writ of certiorari in Van Buren v. United States to consider whether a person who is authorized to access... Read More »
On August 20, 2020, former Uber Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan was charged with obstruction of justice and misprision of a felony for knowingly concealing a hack ... Read More »
With the rapid spread of COVID-19, countries around the world are implementing contact-tracing practices, which involve identifying people who may have COVID-19 and... Read More »
Written by: Brian Reece & Melanie Seelig On August 14, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) approved the final regulations for the... Read More »
In June 2019, Maine’s state legislature passed the country’s first privacy law specifically regulating Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”)... Read More »
In March 2020, Washington state passed the first law expressly regulating the government’s use of facial recognition technology and the service providers who... Read More »
Generally, personal data may not be transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) under the EU General Data Protection Regulation ... Read More »