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Category: Privacy


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

House and Senate Release a Bipartisan U.S. Federal Privacy Bill

June 15, 2022

Via: National Law Review

On June 3, 2022, House Energy and Commerce Chair Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Ranking Member Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Ranking Member Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) released a new comprehensive federal privacy bill, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

What is the American Data Privacy and Protection Act?

June 14, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On Friday, June 3, 2022, a bipartisan group of lawmakers published a discussion draft for the proposed American Data Privacy and Protection Act (the “ADPPA”). The ADPPA is a draft bill that has yet to be introduced in the U.S. […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

To Clarify the Meaning CCPA, CPPA Issues Initial Statement of Reasons for New Regs

June 9, 2022

Via: JD Supra

“Businesses, service providers, and contractors are to comply with not just the letter of the (California Consumer Privacy Act), but the spirit of the law.” That is according to a new Initial Statement of Reasons issued by the California Privacy […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Maybe This Time : Federal Government Proposes the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

June 8, 2022

Via: LexBlog

On Friday, June 3, 2022, the Senate and House released a draft of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, (ADPPA), a watershed privacy bill that would introduce a federal standard. Currently, a hodgepodge of industry-specific and state laws make […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

An Overview of Data Privacy Regulations and the Consequences of Non-Compliance

June 6, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The emergence of data protection laws has given greater meaning to how customers and businesses view consent in the context of collecting personal data from consumers. In recent years, regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

California Privacy Protection Agency Posts Preliminary Proposed Regulations

June 6, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The California Privacy Protection Agency Board (the “CPPA Board”) announced on May 27, 2022, that it would hold a public meeting on June 8 to discuss, among other things, a set of detailed proposed regulations to “Implement, Interpret, and Make […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Data Breach Class Action Against Radiology Companies Dismissed for Lack of Standing

May 27, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Last week, New York federal judge Vincent L. Bricetti dismissed a data breach class action against Northeast Radiology PC (northeast) and Alliance HealthCare Services (Alliance) because the plaintiffs failed to allege a cognizable injury. In July 2021, Jose Aponte II […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Florida law banning social media censorship is likely unconstitutional, 11th Circuit says

May 24, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

A federal appeals court on Monday blocked parts of a Florida law that prevent social media companies from banning political candidates, deprioritizing political messages or censoring content by journalistic enterprises. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Atlanta ruled […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Texas law banning censoring of social media users for viewpoints can take effect, 5th Circuit says

May 13, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

A federal appeals court has allowed a Texas law to take effect that prohibits larger social media platforms from censoring users based on their political views. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans reinstated the law pending […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Privacy Tip #331 – ACLU Settles Facial Recognition Suit with Clearview AI

May 12, 2022

Via: National Law Review

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed suit against Clearview AI, Inc. (Clearview AI) in March 2020, alleging that it violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by capturing and using billions of individuals’ faceprints without consent. The ACLU […]