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While Madison Square Garden might normally make headlines for musical artists or sporting events, the venue’s parent company, MSG Entertainment, has been in the spotlight following media and regulator attention regarding its use of facial recognition technology to ban certain individuals from its venues. Read on to learn more and its implications for other uses

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

Privacy World’s Kristin Bryan talks to Bloomberg Law on the Supreme Court’s In re Grand Jury Dismissal | Privacy World

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

Privacy World has been talking about the importance of data inventories for years. Why? Because it is next to impossible to build a compliant privacy and data security program without first doing a data inventory. A data inventory will serve as a roadmap to help a company meet various privacy and security compliance milestones. Yet, completing a data inventory is one of the hardest and most daunting parts to building a privacy program. At least it was for Katy when she was in-house as a Global Data Protection Officer. The alternative to proactively creating a data inventory is trying to hastily create one during the middle of an incident response or responding to a regulatory demand, which Katy and Shea have seen numerous times helping clients during a crisis. Indeed, building a data inventory during a time of turmoil is the worst time to confirm a company’s data processing practices, and we want to help you avoid this worst-case scenario as you work to build out your 2023 privacy and data security compliance action plan.
Continue Reading Kick Start Your Data Inventory Project in 7-Steps

The California Privacy Protection Agency Board (“Board”) announced it will hold a public meeting on February 3, 2023. The posted meeting agenda shows the potential for rulemaking activity during the Board’s first meeting of 2023. Specifically, the agenda items include: “Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Proposed Regulations, Sections 7000–7304, to Implement, Interpret, and Make Specific the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as Amended by the California” and “Preliminary Rulemaking Activities for New Rules on Risk Assessments, Cybersecurity Audits, and Automated Decision-Making.” The full agenda is available here.
Continue Reading Potential Rulemaking on the Horizon: CPPA Board Announces February Public Meeting

Privacy World’s Kristin Bryan was quoted in an article from ABC News earlier this week. The article “Collection of Voice Data For Profit Raises Privacy Fears” discusses a rise in privacy concerns due to the uptick in voice-assisted products for both homes and workspaces. While recent voice-activated devices have led to innovation and

Our Tokyo Partner, Scott Warren, will be speaking at the Tokyo Summit 2023: Risk Management/Legal Tech/Cybersecurity in Tokyo, Japan at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on January 24. The event, run by the CJK Group, is an all-day event covering a wide variety of legal technology and risk topics. Scott will deliver a presentation from

2022 was another eventful year in the realm of privacy, security and innovation.  Privacy World was there every step of the way, to keep you informed on key developments.  Starting next week, we will be rolling out our popular Year in Review series.  As a lead up to that, below are our ten most popular

Congratulations to Privacy World’s Kristin Bryan and Stephanie Faber, recognized as Legal Influencers (Q3 and Q4, respectively) by Lexology. Both lawyers were recognized regionally in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications category (TMT), with Kristin being acknowledged for the US and Stephanie for Europe. Lexology Legal Influencers recognizes industry thought leaders each quarter who

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

LinkedIn’s Data Scraping Battle with hiQ Labs Ends with Proposed Judgment | Privacy World

SEC Accused of Violating FOIA Deadlines