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Deep Fake of CFO on Videocall Used to Defraud Company of US$25M | Privacy World

Address Cyber-risks From Quantum Computing

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Ten Things About Artificial Intelligence (AI) for GCs in 2024 | Privacy World

CCPA Regs Effective Immediately, No One-Year Delay

Today, in a unanimous opinion, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that agencies of the federal government can be sued by individual consumers for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq.  The decision is significant in that it paves the way for more FCRA

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Connecticut Attorney General Report: CTDPA Enforcement Insights & Takeaways | Privacy World

California Attorney General Announces Industry Investigative Sweep into

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2023 Cybersecurity Year In Review | Privacy World

FTC Consumer Protection and Data Protection Insights for 2024 | Privacy World

2023 was another busy year in the realm of data event and cybersecurity litigations, with several noteworthy developments in the realm of disputes and regulator activity.  Privacy World has been tracking these developments throughout the year.  Read on for key trends and what to expect going into the 2024.

Growth in Data Events Leads to Accompanying Increase in Claims

The number of reportable data events in the U.S. in 2023 reached an all-time high, surpassing the prior record set in 2021.  At bottom, threat actors continued to target entities across industries, with litigation frequently following disclosure of data events.  On the dispute front, 2023 saw several notable cybersecurity consumer class actions concerning the alleged unauthorized disclosure of sensitive personal information, including healthcare, genetic, and banking information.  Large putative class actions in these areas included, among others, lawsuits against the hospital system HCA Healthcare (estimated 11 million individuals involved in the underlying data event), DNA testing provider 23andMe (estimated 6.9 million individuals involved in the underlying data event), and mortgage business Mr. Cooper (estimated 14.6 million individuals involved in the underlying data event). Continue Reading 2023 Cybersecurity Year In Review

This year, Congress is steadily progressing towards enacting meaningful legislation on artificial intelligence (AI) for the first time. At the end of 2023, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and his “Gang of Four” (Senators Todd Young (R-IN), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and Mike Rounds (R-SD)) concluded their AI Insight Forums, a series of sessions where

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Kyle Fath to Discuss California DELETE Act and Data Brokers on NAI Panel on Wednesday, December 13 | Privacy World

In a decision last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a putative class action concerning allegations that Shopify violated various California privacy and unfair competition laws by purportedly concealing its involvement in online consumer transactions.  Briskin v. Shopify, Inc., No. 22-15815, 2023 WL 8225346 (9th Cir. Nov. 28, 2023).  In

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FCC Acts to Protect Consumer Data by Strengthening Customer Proprietary Network Information and Number Porting Rules | Privacy World

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