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

2022 was another year of high activity and significant developments in the realm of artificial intelligence (“AI”) and biometric privacy related matters, including in regard to issues arising under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) and others.  This continues to be one of the most frequently litigated areas of privacy law, with several notable rulings and emerging patterns of new activity by the plaintiffs’ bar.  Following up on Privacy World’s Q2 and Q3 2022 Artificial Intelligence & Biometric Privacy Quarterly Newsletters, be sure to read on for a recap of key developments and insight as to where 2023 may be headed.

Continue Reading Privacy World 2022 Year in Review: Biometrics and AI

The IAPP has gathered predictions from privacy professionals in 56 nations across six continents in their publication 2023 Global Legislative Predictions. Charles Helleputte and Diletta De Cicco provide their predictions for Belgium.
Continue Reading 2023 Global Legislative Predictions – Belgium

Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) went into effect on January 1 of this year, as did Virginia’s new privacy law. Virginia’s law is immediately enforceable. While the California amendments are not enforceable until July 1, 2023, on December 31, 2022 the opportunity cure violations before civil penalties could be assessed sunset (at

The Federal Bar Association is hosting a Webinar/CLE featuring Privacy World’s Ericka Johnson and Colin Jennings on January 18, 2023 at 1pm EST.

Given the proliferation of litigation stemming from cybersecurity incidents, organizations need to understand how to protect a forensic report prior to responding to an incident. A forensic report is normally prepared by

Global Data Review, the data law and regulation magazine, has again ranked Squire Patton Boggs among 25 Elite firms in its 2023 edition of the GDR 100. GDR identifies and profiles the world’s leading 100 law and advisory firms that have data privacy and cybersecurity practices. “Elite” is the highest level awarded by the

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