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As courts throughout the country wrestle with Article III standing in Session Replay Code cases alleging violations of wiretapping laws, consumer protection statutes and privacy torts, another federal court from the Eastern District of Missouri has joined those recently holding that a plaintiff must allege the sharing of some type of personal or sensitive information on the website in question in order to adequately alleged a concrete harm supporting Article III standing. Where the plaintiff failed to do so, the Court found Plaintiff failed adequately allege a concrete harm and dismissed her putative class action complaint for lack of standing in Adams v. PSP Group, LLC, No. 4:22-CV-1210 RLW, 2023 WL 5951784, — F. Supp.3d —- (E.D. Mo. September 13, 2023).Continue Reading Missouri Federal Court Declines to Transfer Case to Join Session Replay Class Actions in Washington and Dismisses Case for Plaintiff’s Failure to Allege Standing

2022 saw cases continue to be filed under the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), although perhaps reflecting the increasing reliance of the plaintiffs’ bar on negligence and tort-based privacy claims concerning a defendant’s alleged failure to maintain “reasonable security,” the number of cases of CCPA based claims declined. Read on for Privacy World’s highlights of

2021 was another record setting year for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  Read on for CPW’s highlights of the year’s most significant events concerning CCPA litigation, as well as our predictions for what 2022 may bring.

2020 Recap: The CCPA Comes Into Effect

The CCPA went into effect on January 1, 2020.  It regulates

The influence of influencers on social media is a modern day phenomenon that marketers harness to develop more organic and grassroots connections with consumers, and influencers are able to monetize those connections. It is a symbiotic relationship, though one that is not necessarily clear to consumers.

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As the first year for litigation and enforcement, 2020 was a big year for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  Read on for ConsumerPrivacyWorld’s highlights of the year’s most significant events, as well as our predictions for what 2021 may bring.

Recap – What is the CCPA?

Following the lead of the European Union’s General

This week brought news of a Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) complaint and proposed $4.25 million settlement with AppFolio, Inc. (“AppFolio”), a California-based company that provides “screening reports” to property management companies regarding potential tenants’ rental, credit, and criminal histories,. While the settlement bears a hefty price tag, it was Commissioner Rohit Chopra’s dissenting statement that

On July 21, 2020, the FTC hosted its fifth annual PrivacyCon. This event is designed to inform on important and pressing topics in privacy and security, such as bias in AI and the use of cameras and voice technology. While focused on regulatory content, many of these topics directly relate to possible litigation risks. We’ve

What even might actually manage to have more geeks than Comic-Con?


Ok, probably not, but on July 21, 2020 the FTC hosted their fifth annual PrivacyCon event, and for the first time it was entirely online. This event is designed to provide researched information on various important privacy topics. The FTC curates the event content based on submitted materials and moderates each session. This year’s topics were (1) health apps, (2) artificial intelligence, (3) Internet of Things devices, (4) privacy and security of specific technologies such as digital cameras and virtual assistants, (5) international privacy, and (6) miscellaneous privacy and security issues.
Continue Reading Key Takeaways from the FTC’s PrivacyCon

Earlier this week, U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso granted preliminary approval of Corner Bakery Café’s $3.2 million biometric privacy settlement in Jones v. CBC Restaurant Corp., No. 1:19-cv-06736 (N.D. Ill. June 12, 2020).  The court’s preliminary approval brings the parties one step closer to final resolution of the proposed class action filed by plaintiff