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EDPB Issues Draft Guidance on Post-Schrems II GDPR Compliant Data Transfers

European Union, USA - November 23 2020 Earlier this month, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued its long-anticipated draft guidance on supplemental tools to ensure that data…

Healthcare Systems Remain an Attractive Target for Ransomware Attacks

USA - November 16 2020 Users of Universal Health Services (UHS), one of the largest healthcare systems in the country, recently lost access to electronic medical records…

Proceed With Caution When Remotely Monitoring Employees in the EU

European Union, USA - November 12 2020 One effect of COVID-19 has been a sharp increase in businesses' use of remote surveillance solutions to protect corporate resources and monitor the…

California Voters Pass Proposition 24 - the California Privacy Rights Act

USA - November 4 2020 As expected, Californians voted on November 3, 2020, to adopt the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), better known as Proposition 24. The CPRA…

Google's Data Collection Practices Face Scrutiny in Recent Lawsuits

USA - October 26 2020 Google has recently been named in three lawsuits that challenge how it collects users' personal information and whether users can opt out of the…

Update on Cross-Border Transfers of Personal Data Following Schrems II

European Union, USA - October 7 2020 In Data Protection Commissioner v. Schrems (Schrems II), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated Decision 2016/1250 on the EU-U…

Update From LitLand: Dinerstein Decision Shows That Overcoming Standing in Privacy Cases Does Not Necessarily Create a Path to Victory

USA - October 5 2020 Dinerstein v. Google is the latest high profile privacy case to be dismissed by a federal district court due to the plaintiff's failure to show…

Top HHS "Information Blocking" Regulatory Compliance Challenges

USA - October 5 2020 As the November 2 compliance date quickly approaches, healthcare providers are finding that tackling the new “information blocking” regulations from…

National Consumer Privacy Law Round-Up: Data Privacy and Security Are Back in Focus

USA - October 5 2020 As emergency legislative responses to COVID-19 abate, lawmakers across the country—particularly in Congress—have started to turn their attention back…

Facebook BIPA Settlement Moving Forward

USA - October 5 2020 Facebook's efforts to settle the long-running class action alleging violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) are moving…