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As of 2021, more than twice the number of data breaches are now being reported than 6 years ago and three times the number of data breaches that occurred in 2010... Read More »
On February 26, 2021, Judge James Donato of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted final approval of a proposed $650 million... Read More »
Defendants in US civil suits have sought to withhold discoverable material because of privacy concerns based on foreign laws, such as the GDPR. Almost all cases on... Read More »
Virginia just became the second state to pass a comprehensive privacy law, the Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”). Business and privacy professionals... Read More »
It’s generally recognized that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can apply to entities outside the European Union. However, scant court rulings... Read More »
A recent legal decision held that privacy guarantees in the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) do not prevent discovery in civil litigation. In... Read More »
On January 13, 2021, the FTC announced that fertility app developer Flo Health, Inc. (“Flo”) agreed to a settlement over allegations that the company... Read More »
Following its “Brexit” from the EU on January 31, 2020, the UK had until December 31, 2020 to bring its data privacy laws into compliance with the General ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
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