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In Narrow Vote California Moves Next Generation Privacy Regs Forward | Privacy World

EDPB Versus Ireland? Does the Opinion on

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The French CNIL’s New Guidance on Whistleblowing | Privacy World

SEC Adopts Final Cybersecurity Risk Management and Incident Disclosure Regulations

Earlier this week, the Illinois Supreme Court denied a petition for rehearing of its decision in Cothron v. White Castle, a case which has tremendous implications on the effect of Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). As previously covered here on PW, the Court’s decision in February concluded that that each separate incident which is a violation of BIPA constitutes a distinct and separately actionable violation of the statute. In other words, plaintiffs may seek to collect liquidated damages per violation—$1,000 per violation, $5,000 per intentional/reckless violation—instead of per plaintiff, even if a plaintiff alleges daily violations over the course of years. This week’s ruling leaves in place the Cothron decision and its exponential expansion of the scope of damages that may be sought by an individual plaintiff.Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Refuses to Reconsider Decision That BIPA Claims Accrue Individually with Each Violation

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The EU Approach to AI Regulation: Texts That Generative AI  Will Not Come Up With | Privacy World

Singapore Open-sources

On 31 May 2023, South Korea’s Personal Information Protection Commission announced[1] that a research group comprising experts from academia, industry and law would be set up, with the aim of reviewing the nation’s laws to enhance the protection of data subjects’ biometric information when this data is processed, particularly in light of recent generative