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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 […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

FTC Enforcement Highlights the Importance of Preserving Privacy in AI Development: How to Avoid AI Model Destruction

May 5, 2022

Via: National Law Review

The success of an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm depends in large part upon trust, yet many AI technologies function as opaque ‘black boxes.’ Indeed, some are intentionally designed that way. This charts a mistaken course. Trust in AI is engendered […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Fourth Circuit Rules on Data Privacy and Trade Secret Claims Brought in Context of Former Employee/Employer Dispute

April 26, 2022

Via: National Law Review

While “data privacy litigation” may immediately conjure up ideas of data breaches or biometrics, data privacy also extends to sensitive or corporate information—and a recent ruling out of the Fourth Circuit handed down a significant precedent with respect to trade […]


Advertising & Marketing, Business Law & Regulations

The Rise Of Influencer Marketing: How To Protect Your Company’s Liability

April 19, 2022

Via: Lawyer Monthly

According to mediakix.com, there are between 3.2 million and 27.8 million influencers on Instagram, YouTube, and/or TikTok who profit by posting their “opinions” on products. Influencer marketing is now a $13.8 billion global industry. One reason influencer marketing has become […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

How do the CPRA, CPA & VCDPA treat opt-out signals?

March 10, 2022

Via: JD Supra

This is the sixth post in our ten-part weekly series comparing key provisions of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), and Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA). With the operative dates of these laws drawing near, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Privacy Continues to be Top of Mind Issue With President Biden’s State of the Union Address and Movement on FTC Nominee Today

March 3, 2022

Via: LexBlog

Data privacy is going to continue to be a top of mind issue going into Q2 2022, as seen by developments this week. Specifically, President Biden’s State of the Union address explicitly referenced concerns related to children’s privacy. Additionally today […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Employers Take Heed: Follow Illinois Biometric Privacy Rules or Risk a Losing Battle

February 16, 2022

Via: National Law Review

Employers in Illinois who collect, use, or retain their employees’ biometric data—personal information such as fingerprints or facial or voice recognition—need to be aware of a recent legal development. As we have explained before, Illinois was the first state to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

How do the CPRA, CPA, and VCDPA treat sensitive personal information?

February 16, 2022

Via: LexBlog

This is the fourth article in our ten-part weekly series comparing key provision of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), and Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA). With the operative dates of these laws drawing near, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Massachusetts Legislature Evaluates Its Own Comprehensive Consumer Privacy Law

February 15, 2022

Via: JD Supra

The Massachusetts Information Privacy and Security Act (MIPSA) continues to advance through the state legislative process, and is now before the full legislature. While the Act has several hurdles to clear before becoming law, its notable for two reasons. First, […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Illinois Supreme Court ruling curtails prominent BIPA defense

February 14, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On February 3, 2022, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled in McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park, LLC, [1] that the exclusivity provisions of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act (“Compensation Act”) do not preempt employees’ claims for statutory damages against their employers […]