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New Nevada Privacy Law Takes Effect In October - Comparison Of Nevada Law To CCPA
On May 29, 2019, Nevada's governor approved a new privacy law, Senate Bill 220 ("SB 220"). SB 220 amends existing state law that requires operators of websites and online services
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18 Sep 2019
Landmark FTC Settlement Offers Important Lessons For Businesses That May Collect Or Use Children's Information
On September 4, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC or the "Commission") announced a settlement with YouTube and its parent Google
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12 Sep 2019
Calif. AG Must Clarify Consumer Privacy Act Right Of Access
The California Consumer Privacy Act, set to become effective in January 2020, will introduce a powerful new set of rights for California
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10 Sep 2019
11th Circuit Holds That Single Unwanted Text Message Does Not Confer Standing
In Salcedo v. Hanna, the court found that a single text message sent in alleged violation of the TCPA does not result in concrete injury required by Article III.
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6 Sep 2019
Bahrain's New Data Protection Law Now In Force
On August 1, 2019, Bahrain's Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL) (Law No. (30) of 2018) took effect. The PDPL aims to align Bahrain's data protection framework more closely
23 Aug 2019
Divergent State Privacy Laws Show Need For Federal Solution
As we approach the effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act in 2020, businesses nationwide are scrambling to ready themselves for a patchwork of new state privacy laws.
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23 Aug 2019
Federal Policy Developments Concerning Autonomous Vehicles
Recent events in Washington, D.C., suggest that we may see developments this fall with regard to autonomous vehicles (AV)
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13 Aug 2019
Continuing GDPR Pressure for Adtech
Data protection authorities (DPAs) in the European Union (EU) continue to scrutinize practices in the adtech sector for compliance with the EU's
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8 Aug 2019
New York Enacts New Data Breach Notification And Data Security Requirements
On July 25, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.
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8 Aug 2019
FTC Seeks Comments Regarding Potential Updates To COPPA
The Federal Trade Commission (the "Commission") is seeking comments on potential updates to its implementation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (together with its implementing regulations, COPPA).
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2 Aug 2019
Recent FTC Settlements Highlight Risks Of Flawed Information Security Practices And Related Representations
In a set of recent settlements, the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC or Commission) resolved charges against two companies
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29 Jul 2019
What's New In Washington - July 2019
If you missed the fireworks on Independence Day, don't worry because they will continue for the entire month of July on Capitol Hill.
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19 Jul 2019
The Case Of Schrems 2.0 – The Challenge To Standard Contractual Clauses Allowing Personal Data Transfer Outside The European Union
On 9 July 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg heard a case brought by privacy-rights activist Max Schrems (C-311/18, Data Protection Commissioner
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18 Jul 2019
Senior California Democrats Stake Out Privacy Position With Draft Federal Framework
As the privacy debate heats up on Capitol Hill, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren
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10 Jul 2019
Preemption: The Fight For The Supreme Law Of The Land
Once again, the question of federal preemption of state laws has created battle lines within the halls of Congress
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1 Jul 2019
Critical Considerations For Compliance With The FCRA
These days, companies conducting background checks on job applicants have a lot to think about.
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1 Jul 2019
Minimizing Legal Risks For Retailers That Use Biometric Data
Illinois currently has the most robust law governing biometric data, in large part because it contains a private right of action allowing anyone "aggrieved" to sue for specified statutory damages.
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28 Jun 2019
What's New In Washington - June 2019
The summer season has arrived in Washington and things are heating up in the halls of  Congress. A number of high priority legislative proposals ranging from health care
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21 Jun 2019
Where Are We Now? – Taking Stock Of CCPA Amendments After May 31 Legislative Deadline
May 31, 2019, was the deadline for the California Legislature to pass bills out of the chamber in which they were introduced.
United States
20 Jun 2019
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