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FTC Signals Intention to Begin Rulemaking on Privacy and AI, Hints at Areas of AI Focus in Congressional Report

USA - June 22 2022 The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Agency”) recently indicated that it considers initiation of pre-rulemaking “under section 18 of the FTC Act to…

Ninth Circuit District Court Finds No Standing for Lost Data

USA - June 22 2022 Recently, a federal court in California held that the loss of stored data, without more, is insufficient to establish Article III standing to…

Heated Debate Surrounds Proposed Federal Privacy Legislation

USA - June 20 2022 As we previously reported on the CPW blog, the leadership of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce…

Following Court Win on BIPA Claims, FTC Ramps Up Investigation into Company’s Sharing of Biometric Data

USA - June 16 2022 Last year, CPW covered a litigation win by Clarifai, Inc., a technology company specializing in artificial intelligence, when a federal court granted…

Motion for Preliminary Approval of Accellion Data Breach Settlement Filed in California Federal Court

USA - June 16 2022 This week Plaintiffs in thirteen consolidated cases brought against Accellion and other defendants filed a motion for preliminary approval of a class…

Third Circuit Affirms Law Student’s Cyberstalking Plea, Holding Federal Criminal Cyberstalking Statute Does Not Violate Constitution

USA - June 15 2022 This week the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal criminal law passed in 2013 regarding cyberstalking, holding that it passes…

Fourth Circuit Grants Summary Judgment to Defendant in Driver Privacy Litigation

USA - June 15 2022 The Fourth Circuit recently affirmed the Middle District of North Carolina’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the Defendants in a Driver’s…

CPPA Holds First Public Meeting Following Publication of First Draft of Proposed Regulations and Initial Statement of Reasons

USA - June 9 2022 The California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA” or “Agency”) hosted its first public meeting yesterday following publication of the first draft of…

Federal Court Stays BIPA Litigation While Applicable Statute of Limitations is Still in Question

USA - June 8 2022 While Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act remains one of the most-litigated privacy statutes, several aspects of the law remain unsettled…

Congress Proposes Federal Privacy Legislation to Preempt Certain State Privacy Laws, Hearing Scheduled for Next Week

USA - June 8 2022 On Friday, a bipartisan group of Senators released draft privacy legislation (the American Data Privacy and Protection Act) that if adopted would…