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Privacy & Security Law Blog Blog

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Exempt or Not Exempt? Part 2: The California Consumer Privacy Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act

USA - May 14 2019 If the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is seen as the first U.S. data privacy law to apply across industries and sectors, then the federal…

Governor Signs Expanded Washington State Data Breach Law

USA - May 9 2019 On May 7, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed new legislation that updates and expands the breach notification obligations of businesses that…

“Reasonable Security” - The Myth of the CCPA Safe Harbor

USA - May 9 2019 NotPetya was the scary virus highlight of 2017, one that caused billions of dollars in damage and lost revenue. A cursory overview of the battlefield…

The Privacy Oracle: April 2019

USA - April 29 2019 The Privacy Oracle consolidates significant U.S. legislative and regulatory developments at the state and federal level into a single publication. In…

Appeals Court Invalidates TCPA’s Exemption to Automated-Call Prohibition for Collection of Debts Owed to or Guaranteed by the Federal Government

USA - April 26 2019 With Hobbs Act Case Pending in Supreme Court, 4th Circuit’s Decision May Implicate Fate of Other FCC-Created Exceptions and Allowances Under TCPA’s…

Washington State Fails to Enact Privacy Act

USA - April 19 2019 Despite support from the technology industry and almost unanimous support in the state Senate, the Washington Privacy Act (SB 5367) appears to dead…

The DETOUR Act: Behavioral Economics Meets Online Privacy Legislation

USA - April 18 2019 Senators Warner, D-Va., and Fischer, R-Neb., introduced the “Deceptive Experiences to Online Users Reduction,” or DETOUR Act, on April 9, 2019. The…

Exempt or Not Exempt? California Consumer Privacy Act and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

USA - April 15 2019 For the last 18 years, most financial services businesses could sum up their privacy practices with just four letters: G-L-B-A, also known as Title V…

SCOTUS Remands Google Case to the Ninth Circuit for Spokeo Standing Analysis

USA - March 22 2019 The United States Supreme Court on March 20, 2019 remanded an $8.5 million settlement in a class action against Google to the Ninth Circuit so that…

February Privacy Oracle: Proposed Amendments to the CCPA, Array of State Privacy Proposals, Upcoming Federal Hearings & Other Policy Developments

USA - February 27 2019 Up against a deadline for the introduction of legislation in the 2019 California state legislative session, numerous pieces of legislation were…