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Congress Releases Draft Federal Privacy Law with Potential Traction To Pass

USA - June 21 2022 The federal government has been trying to reach a consensus on data privacy and thus far has failed to pass legislation. On June 3, 2022, a…

CPPA Votes to Proceed with CPRA Rulemaking

USA - June 9 2022 At the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) Board meeting on June 8, 2022, the board voted to begin the rulemaking process. The Board…

California Privacy Protection Agency Board Takes Steps Toward First Official Rulemaking

USA - June 1 2022 On June 8, 2022, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) Board, will meet to discuss and take potential action regarding a draft of its…

North Carolina Prohibits Public Sector Entities from Paying Ransom in a Ransomware Cyberattack

USA - May 25 2022 Organizations attacked with ransomware have a bevy of decisions to make, very quickly! One of those decisions is whether to pay the ransom. Earlier…

Indiana Tightens the State’s Deadline for Providing Notification of a Data Breach

USA - May 24 2022 States continue to tinker with their breach notification laws. The latest modification to the Indiana statute relates to the timing of notification…

FTC Blog: “The FTC Act creates a de facto breach disclosure requirement”

USA - May 23 2022 On May 20, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission’s Team CTO and the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection published a blog post entitled…

Connecticut Likely to Become Fifth State to Enact Comprehensive Consumer Privacy Law

USA - May 4 2022 When the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) became law, it was only a matter of time before other states adopted their own statutes…

The EU Data Act and Its Effects on the Data Economy

European Union - March 29 2022 On February 23, 2022, the EU Commission published a Proposal for a Regulation on harmonized rules on the access to and use of data as part of its…

“Get a Life” - Another Dentist Responds to Patient’s Online Review, This Time Faces a $50,000 OCR Penalty

USA - March 29 2022 It can be cathartic responding to a negative online review. It can also backfire, as can failing to cooperate with an OCR investigation as required…

Utah Becomes Fourth State to Enact A Comprehensive Privacy Law

USA - March 25 2022 Just as businesses are preparing to ensure compliance with similar laws in California, Colorado, and Virginia, they soon will need to consider a…