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T-Mobile Named as a Defendant in Nearly 30 Data Privacy Litigations in Wake of Massive Cyberattack: Where Are We Now a Month In?

USA - September 21 2021 Last month, T-Mobile disclosed that it had been targeted in a cyberattack that resulted in the compromise of some current, former and prospective…

Illinois Appellate Panel Splits the Difference for BIPA Statute of Limitations in Closely Watched Decision

USA - September 21 2021 Currently pending before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals is the important question of when a claim under the Illinois Biometric Information…

Colonial Pipeline Moves to Dismiss Cybersecurity Litigation and Moves to Strike Class: Will the Court Kick Plaintiff’s Claims?

USA - September 21 2021 Early in the summer, owners of the Colonial Pipeline were hit with a putative class action that was filed in federal court in Georgia. Dickerson v…

Motion to Dismiss Filed in COVID Contact Tracing Data Breach Lawsuit

USA - September 16 2021 In June, we discussed a putative class action filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania concerning a data breach involving COVID-contact tracing…

In Case You Missed It: CPW’s Alan Friel Covers Key Learnings From the California AG’s Examples of CCPA Non-Compliance

USA - September 14 2021 Since it was enacted just over a year ago, companies have had to deal with the uncertainties surrounding how to interpret the California Consumer…

Cothron v. White Castle: A Closer Look at One of the Most Important Data Privacy Litigations of 2021

USA - September 13 2021 Earlier this year we identified Cothron v. White Castle as a must-watch data privacy case this year and industry experts agree. No. 20-3202 (7th Cir.)…

New York City Adopts Privacy Regulations Covering Restaurant Delivery Apps

USA - September 9 2021 As explained by CPW’s Kyle Fath, “[o]n July 29, the New York City Council passed Int. No. 2311, which amended the New York City Administrative Code to…

Sonic Data Privacy MDL Headed to Trial? Court Denies Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment

USA - September 9 2021 We’ve been following the Sonic cybersecurity MDL for some time now. Just last month the Sixth Circuit rejected Sonic’s bid to appeal a federal…

Federal Court Holds Defendant’s Purported Compliance With The CCPA is Not a Shield for Other Privacy Claims

USA - September 9 2021 In a significant ruling, the Northern District of California recently denied in part a defendant’s motion to dismiss a complaint alleging violations…

Another Court Dismisses Session Replay Software Litigation Based on Disclosures in Privacy Policy

USA - September 1 2021 While session replay software litigation was the hottest development in data privacy litigation earlier this year, yet another court has rejected such…