Privacy Legislation

2021 Year-in-Review – U.S. State Privacy Legislation

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly accelerated our reliance on digital services and platforms, which brings new challenges and expectations for data privacy. But, to date, there has been little movement towards all-encompassing federal privacy legislation. Therefore, the issue of consumer data privacy has been left to the states to decide.  During 2021, 23 states introduced…
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Pennsylvania Data Privacy

How to Comply With Pennsylvania’s Impending Data Privacy Act

Pennsylvania legislators last month introduced the Consumer Data Privacy Act (CDPA)– which resembles California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). And this month, a breach of the Pennsylvania Department of Health led to the Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approving a proposal to strengthen the state’s breach notification law, suggesting that Pennsylvania legislators are motivated to implement stronger data…
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