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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

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

This week, Privacy World’s Kristin Bryan was interviewed by Bloomberg Law regarding the Supreme Court dismissal as “improvidently granted” a case involving an unnamed law firm seeking to prevent the U.S. government from accessing the records of a client accused of violating tax laws.  The Court’s ruling has implications for frequently raised privilege issues in

Last summer, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit buoyed plaintiffs’ lawyers  interest in “session replay” software when it revived a putative class action against a website operator and a session replay software provider for violations of the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA).  Earlier this month, addressing issues left by the Ninth Circuit

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.

California Federal Court Dismisses GPS Data Tracking Privacy Class Action in Ruling of First Impression For CIPA Claims Involving Devices

Last week, a federal court in California dismissed a complaint concerning allegations that Otonomo, a data broker that partnered with car manufacturers, “used electronic devices in [drivers’] cars to send real-time GPS location data directly to [defendant],” allowing Otonomo to track drivers’ location in real-time.  Read on to learn more about what this means for

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

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

Key Takeaway

A Massachusetts class action claim underscores that institutions of higher education will continue to be targets for cybercriminals – and class action plaintiffs know it.

Background

On January 4, 2023, in Jackson v. Suffolk University, No. 23-cv-10019, Jackson (Plaintiff) filed a proposed class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts against her alma matter, Suffolk University (Suffolk), arising from a data breach affecting thousands of current and former Suffolk students.  
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