CCPA Employer Exemptions Set to Expire

On August 16, California Assembly Member Cooley introduced amendments to Assembly Bill 1102 (AB1102) that would extend the California Consumer Privacy Act’s (“CCPA”) temporary exemptions for the collection of personal information derived from job applicants, employees, and contractors (collectively, the…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 12, 2022

Experts Respond to FTC’s ANPR The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a public comment hearing last week on its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR). The hearing involved a panel of industry experts, and they provided perspective on commercial surveillance…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 6, 2022

Speaker Pelosi Makes Statement on Federal Data Privacy House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement last week on the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, which has advanced out of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Pelosi commended the work of…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 20, 2022

MIT Releases White Paper on Data Privacy First-Movers In a new white paper, MIT Technology Review released insights on emerging and current data privacy legislation. The paper, titled First-mover advantages of implementing data privacy in countries where such a law…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of June 13, 2022

Cybersecurity Named Top Driver of Legal Disputes The 2021 Annual Litigation Trends Survey from Norton Rose Fulbright, which surveyed 250 U.S. General counsel and litigation leaders, has identified technological progression and its inherent cybersecurity risks as a primary threat vector…

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Federal Data Privacy Bill Moves Forward – American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA)

On June 3, the U.S. Senate released a draft of the bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA). If passed into law, it would be the nation’s first comprehensive federal data privacy standard. Currently, data privacy in the United…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of May 30, 2022

Quebec Updates Data Privacy Law Starting in September 2022, Quebec’s Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector (Act) will take effect. Recent updates have been passed to the Act regarding biometric privacy. A summary of the…

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