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Articles: 11-20 of 333

CPW’s Kristin Bryan Discusses Session Replay Software Litigation Trends With The Seattle Times

USA - September 15 2022 For the past two years session replay software litigation claims have been brought in federal courts and state courts across the country, with…

Federal Court Clarifies the Article III Standing Requirement for FDCPA Violations

USA - August 31 2022 A Seventh Circuit district court recently clarified that a Fair Debt Collection Practice (“FDCPA”) plaintiff may not satisfy Article III’s…

The Southern District of Florida Issues Ruling Further Limiting Claims in Data Breach MDL

USA - August 24 2022 The Southern District of Florida issued its second motion to dismiss ruling in the multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), In re Mednax Services, MDL No…

California Federal Court Grants Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand FACTA Class Action to State Court

USA - July 28 2022 Last week, a California federal court held that a plaintiff lacked Article III standing to bring a putative class action in federal court for…

California Moves Closer to Enacting More Stringent Online Privacy Protections for Children

USA - July 19 2022 For years now, California has led the way by setting the standard for privacy and data protection regulation in the United States. Recently— and as…

Future Uncertain for the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

USA - June 23 2022 Earlier this week, the leaderships of the House Energy and Commerce Committee formally introduced the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (HB…

Ninth Circuit Revives Session Replay Software Litigation, Finding Plaintiff Sufficiently Alleged His Online Communications Were Tracked Without His Express Prior Consent

USA - June 1 2022 Are we about to have another summer of session replay software litigation? A ruling out yesterday from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals suggests so…

“Dark Patterns” Are Focus of Regulatory Scrutiny in the United States and Europe

European Union, USA - May 5 2022 Dark patterns are top of mind for regulators on both sides of the Atlantic. In the United States, federal and state regulators are targeting dark…

Court Rejects Demand for “Corrective” Notice in Blackbaud Data Breach MDL

USA - April 29 2022 In spring of 2020, cybercriminals infiltrated the computer networks of Blackbaud, a South Carolina-based cloud-computing provider. Once in Blackbaud’s…

Double Trouble: Why Organisations Need to Consider the Legal Consequences of Ransomware and DDoS Attacks

United Kingdom - April 28 2022 Ransomware and DDoS attacks are costly to organisations that fall victim in terms of reputational damage, picking up the pieces as well as potential…