On Feb. 3, plaintiff Bernadette Barnes filed a class action lawsuit hoping to be the first case to rely on the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The complaint was filed over a data breach that allegedly occurred before the CCPA’s Jan. 1, 2020, effective date.

Given this timing, this case will not test the

Illinois made its first attempt at being in the vanguard of adopting new privacy laws with legislation to protect the biometric data of its residents with the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Illinois followed BIPA as the first state to pass legislation requiring an employer to disclose the use of artificial intelligence in the video-interview process

On Oct. 10, the California attorney general released a draft of proposed regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act and is calling on all interested parties to submit comments at the scheduled public hearings, by mail, or by email by Dec. 6.

There are many reasons why all businesses, industries, and impacted parties should consider

On October 11, California Governor Newsom signed five amendments into law that modify the text of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). These amendments were signed just one day after California Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, released the draft of the proposed regulations to the CCPA, a summary of which can be found here

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which takes effect January 1, 2020, aims to provide California residents with greater transparency and control over how businesses collect and use their personal information. Organizations have been waiting for the California Attorney General (AG), Xavier Becerra, to adopt regulations to clarify and further the purpose and intent of

Organizations preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act have heard it and read it before — to prepare for the CCPA, all organizations, including covered “businesses” and third-party vendors, must review their vendor contracts. What is not always (or ever) explained, however, is what reviewing actually consists of and how organizations benefit from ensuring such