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Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Minnesota Enacts Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law

June 4, 2024

Via: JD Supra

To whom does the Minnesota Act apply? The Minnesota Act imposes obligations on “controllers” – individuals or legal entities that determine the purpose and means of processing personal data – who either conduct business in the state of Minnesota or […]


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Mixing Things Up Like a Certain Ice Cream Maker: Vermont Passes Consumer Data Privacy Law

May 31, 2024

Via: National Law Review

Just past midnight on May 11, 2024, the Vermont Legislature passed H.121, the Vermont Data Privacy Act (VDPA). If signed into law, the VDPA would become the most onerous state comprehensive privacy law in the country. Among other things, the […]


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Privacy Comes to the Bluegrass State: Kentucky Enacts a Comprehensive Data Privacy Law

May 21, 2024

Via: JD Supra

On April 4, Governor Andy Beshear signed the Kentucky Consumer Data Protection Act (KCDPA), making Kentucky the fifteenth state to enact a comprehensive data privacy law. Set to go into effect on January 1, 2026, the KCDPA largely conforms to […]


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State Comprehensive Privacy Law Update – May 2024

May 6, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As we move closer to the end of many states’ legislative sessions, a number of comprehensive privacy law proposals continue to work their way through the legislative process. Since our last update, Nebraska became the sixteenth state to enact a […]


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Proposed State Privacy Law Update: March 25, 2024

March 25, 2024

Via: JD Supra

1. What’s New? The big news last week was three bills passing out of a state chamber. In Vermont, Representative Priestley’s H.121 unanimously passed the House on March 22. As we noted last week, this general consumer data privacy bill […]


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Ensure Responsible Data Use With These 5 Privacy Assessments

March 18, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As your company grows, so do the risks of errors and missteps. Integrating new technologies across different teams and facets of your business brings countless opportunities, but the risk of privacy infringements rises, too. Take AI, for example: Last year, […]


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The Next Wave of Privacy Litigation: The Illinois Genetic Information Privacy Act

March 14, 2024

Via: LexBlog

Enacted in 1998, Illinois’ Genetic Information Privacy Act (GIPA) governs the confidentiality and use of genetic testing and genetic information by employers and insurers. The statute was designed to prevent employers and insurers from using genetic testing and information as […]


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Connecticut Attorney General Issues Report on the First Six Months of the Connecticut Data Privacy Act – Highlighting Enforcement Priorities

February 14, 2024

Via: JD Supra

The Connecticut Office of the Attorney General (“CT AG”) has released its first report on enforcement of the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (“CTDPA”), revealing its focus on companies’ privacy policies, protections of “sensitive data” (such as genetic, biometric and geolocation […]


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California Appeals Court Moves Up Enforcement Date for Latest CCPA Regulations

February 13, 2024

Via: LexBlog

On February 9, 2024, the California Third District Court of Appeals in Sacramento overturned a lower court order that postponed enforcement of the California Privacy Protection Agency’s (CPPA) newest rules. The decision restores the authority of the CPPA and California […]


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CCPA/CPRA enforcement delay overturned

February 12, 2024

Via: JD Supra

In an opinion filed on Friday, California’s Third District Court of Appeal reversed a lower court ruling that postponed until the end of March the enforcement of regulations promulgated pursuant to the California Privacy Rights Act. The CPRA amended the […]


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Privacy Tip #388 – Understanding the Risk of Multifactor Authentication Fatigue

February 9, 2024

Via: JD Supra

Most organizations and online platforms use multifactor authentication (MFA) (also called two-factor authentication) to confirm that the user is an authorized individual and not a scammer or fraudster. We have all been trained to use MFA through our workplaces to […]


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Understanding PIPA: Defining Its Scope and Starting to Prepare

February 8, 2024

Via: JD Supra

In the first part of this series we discussed why data and privacy legislation has developed and its purpose. We also provided a brief introduction to Bermuda’s privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection Act 2016 (“PIPA”). While the substantive provisions […]


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Proposed State Privacy Law Update: February 5, 2024

February 5, 2024

Via: JD Supra

It was a busy week of committee hearings and meetings for consumer data privacy bills. In Maine, another work session was held on January 29 on the two pending consumer data privacy bills (LD 1977 / LD 1973). A work […]


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California Attorney General Announces Industry Investigative Sweep into CCPA Compliance

January 31, 2024

Via: LexBlog

Last week, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced an investigative sweep of providers of streaming services to determine whether these businesses are complying with California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) opt-out requirements for businesses that sell or share consumer personal information. […]


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New Jersey and New Hampshire Pass Comprehensive Privacy Legislation

January 30, 2024

Via: LexBlog

New Jersey and New Hampshire are the latest states to pass comprehensive privacy legislation, joining California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Florida, and Delaware. Below is a summary of key takeaways. New Jersey On January […]


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The VPPA (Video Privacy Protection Act) Class Action – Is this Tide Still Coming in? Or Going Out?

January 24, 2024

Via: National Law Review

The Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA)i had quite a year in 2023. Building on its newfound stardom and cachet in the hands of the plaintiff class action bar toward the end of 2022, the VPPA just kept growing and growing […]


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International Privacy Law Update

January 24, 2024

Via: National Law Review

Introduction In 2023, India and Saudi Arabia each published new laws and regulations expanding on existing or setting forth new comprehensive data privacy laws. This article summarizes the notable developments in these jurisdictions, specifically focusing on the updated obligations and […]


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2024 Privacy Law Preview

January 17, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As we have detailed previously, 2023 was a landmark year for privacy law, featuring numerous developments at the federal, state and international levels, ranging from newly enacted statutes to massive regulatory enforcement actions. Early signs already indicate that 2024 is […]


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Current Status of US State Privacy Law Deluge: It’s 2024, Do You Know Where Your Privacy Program’s At?

January 10, 2024

Via: JD Supra

As we begin the new year, many are wondering whether the growing list of US state privacy laws apply to them, and if so, what steps they should take to address them. For companies that gather information from consumers, especially […]


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Colorado AG Recognizes Global Privacy Control as the First Valid Universal Opt-Out Mechanism

January 5, 2024

Via: JD Supra

On December 29, 2023, the Colorado Attorney General (the “AG”) announced that the Global Privacy Control (“GPC”) will become the first universal opt-out mechanism (“UOOM”) the AG considers valid under the Colorado Privacy Act (the “CPA”). Effective July 1, 2024, […]