data privacy

California Privacy Suit Against Clearview Will Proceed

A California Superior Court ruling by Judge Evelio Grillo paves the way for the biometric data privacy complaint against Clearview AI to proceed. Judge […]

Law Firms, Consultancies Hacked

An Austrian Spyware company, DSIRF, was behind a series of hacks that included law firms. It used “Subzero” – malicious software designed to spy […]

Connecticut Data Privacy Law Goes Into Effect

Connecticut Public Act 22-15 went into effect on July 1. According to Governor Ned Lamont’s press release, “it enacts a comprehensive series of protections […]

Advantages and Risks of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is growing fast and will become the dominant business model over traditional on-premises technology options within the next two to three years. […]

Meta Pays Up For Facial Tagging Without Permission

More than 1.5 million Illinois Facebook users are receiving $397 checks courtesy of The Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, plaintiff Carlo Licata, and Chicago […]

California Draft Regulations Create a New Privacy Baseline

On May 27, 2022, the newly formed California Privacy Protection Agency Board announced that at its upcoming public meeting on June 8, 2022, there […]

Connecticut Passes Fifth State Privacy Law

The Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA) goes into effect on July 1, 2023. Connecticut is the fifth state to pass its own comprehensive privacy […]

Vet Your Data Processors: The Forum Case

In January 2022, the President of the Personal Data Protection Office of Poland fined Forum Marketing and Sales SA, a data controller, and PITKA […]

Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control maintains an official list of sanctioned entities and individuals so that U.S. companies will not unwittingly […]

Health Company Liable For Substandard Data Protection

Writing in FCPA blog, Annie Hudgins discusses compliance lessons to be drawn from the recently announced settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and […]