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Celebrating World Password Day. Responsibly.

USA - May 10 2021 Guess what? Last Thursday, the first Thursday in May, was World Password Day. Right? You didn’t even know it. We in the Privacy and Data Security…

Comma Again? The Supreme Court Provides a Grammar Lesson and Hands Down a Big Decision Impacting TCPA Compliance

USA - April 27 2021 On April 1, 2021, the Supreme Court decided , which narrowed the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA). The Court unanimously…

Comma Again? The Supreme Court Provides a Grammar Lesson and Hands Down a Big Decision Impacting TCPA Compliance

USA - April 27 2021 On April 1, 2021, the Supreme Court decided Facebook, Inc. v. Duguid, which narrowed the scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991…

Closing In On Impact: April 2021 Compliance Date For Information Blocking and Health IT Certification Requirements

USA - March 23 2021 In March 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) finalized two rules…

And Then There Were Two: The Commonwealth of Virginia Joins California in Enacting Comprehensive Privacy Rights Law

USA - February 25 2021 On February 3, 2021, the Virginia Senate passed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA” or the “Act”). Upon approval from Governor Ralph…

Data Breaches Ain’t Just About Privacy: Risking the Loss of Patent Rights by Data Breach with Subsequent Disclosure

USA - January 27 2021 Over the years on Taft’s Privacy and Data Security Insights, we have written on the risk of data breaches and the specific impact on privacy, or the…

China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) - Data Privacy in the Land of Big Data

China - January 13 2021 The number of internet users in China has rapidly increased to over 900 million individuals as of March 2020. As internet availability continues to…

Oh the Times (and the Clauses), They are a ‘Changing

European Union, USA - January 4 2021 Each month, new developments in European privacy law demonstrate both how the times are changing, and how the 2010 Standard Contractual Clauses are…

Tis’ the Season…for Scams and Cybersecurity Threats

USA - December 17 2020 As we all prepare for what will undoubtedly be an unconventional holiday season, many of us are turning to our computers to check off items on our…

Meet the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA): California Voters Approve Additional Consumer Rights and Business Obligations

USA - December 10 2020 Last month we discussed California’s Proposition 24, called the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), and that California voters approved the CPRA…