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This year has widened the landscape of consumer privacy protections, with dozens of comprehensive privacy bills moving through state legislatures and becoming enacted. So far in 2023, Iowa’s Act Relating to Consumer Data Protection (“Iowa Privacy Law”) and Indiana’s Consumer Data Protection Act (“ICDPA”) were signed into law. These two laws join the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”), California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), Colorado Privacy Rights Act (“CPA”), Connecticut’s Public Act No. 22-15 (“CTPA”), and Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”) in the state comprehensive consumer privacy law framework. The Iowa Privacy Law becomes effective on January 1, 2025, and the ICDPA becomes effective on July 1, 2026. The VCDPA and CPRA (amending the California Consumer Privacy Act or “CCPA”) went into effect on January 1, 2023, while the CPA and CTPA go into effect on July 1, 2023. The UCPA will go into effect December 31, 2023.
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Key takeaway: Last week, Arkansas became the latest state to pass legislation requiring social media companies to obtain parental consent before allowing minor users to create accounts on their platforms. The new law, titled Social Media Safety Act (“SMSA”) – is effective on September 1, 2023.

Similar to Utah’s Social Media Regulation Act (“Utah SMRA”,

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Utah’s Social Media Regulation Act Signed

Yesterday, Utah’s Social Media Regulation Act (“SMRA”) was signed into law by Gov. Spencer Cox.

The SMRA applies to businesses that provide a social media platform with at least five (5) million account holders worldwide. The definition of “social media platform” is broad but includes 24 exceptions that generally narrow the SMRA’s scope to a lay-person’s typical understanding of a social media platform.

It goes into effect on May 3, 2023 with numerous compliance requirements and prohibitions for social media platforms coming into force beginning March 1, 2024.
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Almost one year to the day after Utah enacted the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”), Iowa is one (Kim Reynolds’) signature away from passing the sixth comprehensive consumer data privacy law, joining California, Colorado, Virginia, Connecticut, and Utah.
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After several days of deliberating, a jury today convicted Uber Technologies Inc.’s (“Uber’s”) former chief security officer (the “Former CSO”) of criminal obstruction and concealing the theft of personal data of fifty million Uber customers and seven million Uber drivers from the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).

Recall that back in 2016, two hackers stole data

Kyle Fath, partner in the firm’s Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets group and Los Angeles Office, was appointed this month to serve on the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA) working group by the joint standing committee of the Connecticut General Assembly.
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