Perspectives on Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection
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SCOTUS: Accessing Private Database for Improper Purpose Not Violation of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
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Although the Connecticut legislature was not successful in passing a privacy law similar to those passed in California, Colorado and Virginia, on June 24, 2021, the “Act Incentivizing The Adoption Of Cybersecurity Standards For Businesses” (Public Act No. 21-119 ) (“Cybersecurity Standards Act”)
Colorado Privacy Act: Colorado Joins California and Virginia by Passing the Third State Privacy Law in the US
Colorado passes its own omnibus state privacy law. Although there are overlaps with the California and Virginia privacy laws, the Colorado Privacy Act has its own distinctions and variations, namely a longer cure period and an explicit ban on consent obtained through dark patterns.
Crippling data breaches and sophisticated ransomware attacks are increasingly common threats to modern businesses. Ransomware attacks can not only target confidential company data and data collected from customers but employee data as well.
The legislation updates the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by prohibiting internet companies from collecting personal information from anyone 13- to 15-years old without the user’s consent
While California is the vanguard for state privacy laws, several states are considering bills (and Virginia passed a law) that are similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requiring organizations to offer and honor customer privacy choices.
In April 2021, the Second Circuit issued a decision recognizing an increased risk of future, unrealized identity theft or fraud as a basis for establishing Article III standing.
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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that the Attorney General establishes a recognizable and uniform opt-out logo or button to promote consumer awareness of the opportunity to opt-out of the sale of personal information.
2021 is off to a strong start in privacy legislation with Virginia passing the second state comprehensive consumer privacy law in the US.
Tides of change in the digital advertising and regulatory landscape over the last few years have recently ushered in an increasingly likely future without third-party cookies.
According to the Council of the European Union, there are plans to move forward with replacing the Cookie Directive with the ePrivacy Regulation.
Changes to Stark and Anti-Kickback Regulations Address Technology Advances, Tighten Rules for EHR Contributions, and Promote Cybersecurity
Fraud and abuse regulations have been adapted to meet today’s technology for electronic data, promoting cooperation among health care providers for the exchange of health information and the protection of such information from cyberattacks.
Class Actions Quarterly Update: Biometric Privacy Claims Not Barred by Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act
Class actions brought under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) continue to trend upward in favor of plaintiffs.
The DCIA was introduced on November 17, 2020, to replace Canada’s current national privacy law for the private sector, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a settlement with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (Zoom) after allegations that Zoom misled users through deceptive and unfair practices that made users believe their communications were more secure than they actually were.
The CPRA, also referred to as CCPA 2.0, is a more robust version of the CCPA. The original drafter of the CCPA put CPRA on the ballot to amend and bolster key provisions in the CCPA.
Last week, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued a report about the July 2020 Twitter Hack titled “Report on Investigation of Twitter’s July 15, 2020, Cybersecurity Incident and the Implications for Election Security” (Twitter Report).
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is the landmark privacy law in the US that formally went into effect this year and provides California residents with various rights regarding the collection, use, and sharing of their personal information.