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Third Circuit Announces Standard for Determining Accuracy of Credit Reports Under FCRA

USA - September 26 2022 Last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decided a set of consolidated appeals in Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”)…

New topic for EDPB’s coordinated enforcement action: the DPO

European Union - September 23 2022 After the first use of cloud-based services by the public sector, second topic of EDPB’s coordinated enforcement action, will concern the designation…

Dark Patterns under the Regulatory Spotlight Again

USA - September 20 2022 The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a staff report, Bringing Dark Patterns to Light, which discusses misleading and manipulative design…

Office of Management and Budget Takes Action to Enhance the Security of Software Supply Chain

USA - September 15 2022 Yesterday the White House Office of Management and Budget issued guidelines (the “Guidelines”) requiring all federal agencies to buy and use software…

Data Protection and Digital Information Bill Delayed - Aspects to Consider While We Wait

United Kingdom - September 14 2022 The second reading of the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (the Bill) has been delayed following the election of the new Conservative…

FCC Reportedly Issues Letters of Inquiry Seeking Further Information on Wireless Providers Data Privacy Practices

USA - September 9 2022 As previously reported, the Federal Communications Commission last month released responses from the 15 major wireless carriers concerning their data…

HR and B-to-B Data Compliance Deadline Looming - Legislative Efforts to Extend California Consumer Privacy Act Exemptions Fail

USA - September 8 2022 The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) currently has limited carve-outs for personal information (PI) collected from a job applicant, employee…

FCC Consumer Advisory Committee Reports on State of Text Messaging and Makes Recommendations

USA - September 6 2022 In recent years text messaging has emerged as one of the most used methods of communications among American consumers, and those entities who seek to…

Speaker Pelosi Expresses Concerns With Federal Privacy Bill’s Preemption Provision

USA - September 4 2022 On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns with certain features of the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (“ADPPA”) and its…

The Cookie Crumbles - Lessons from First California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Monetary Settlement

USA - September 2 2022 On August 24, 2022, California Attorney General Rob Bonta issued a press release announcing the first public settlement by the Office of the Attorney…