Region: United States of America

GoodRx, Meta and Google slammed with class action over health data sharing

A class action lawsuit has been filed against GoodRx over its sharing of users’ medication purchases and other sensitive information, seeking over $5 million in damages.

06 February 2023

$1.5 million GoodRx fine is FTC’s first Health Breach Notification Rule action

GoodRx has agreed to pay a $1.5 million civil penalty for allegedly sharing consumers’ data without their permission, in the first enforcement of the FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule.

02 February 2023

Google says Ninth Circuit opinion creates children's law "patchwork"

Google has asked a major federal appeal court to reconsider a ruling that resurrected a COPPA class action against the company.

01 February 2023

OpenAI fights back against copyright infringement data claims

OpenAI has argued that a federal court should throw out a copyright infringement lawsuit against its AI system because the plaintiffs failed to plead any concrete harm.

31 January 2023

NIST finalises AI risk management guidance

NIST’s AI risk management framework joins a growing federal push to regulate AI in the US.

27 January 2023

GDR 100 Elite interviews: Cooley’s Travis LeBlanc and Patrick Van Eecke

Co-Lead of Cooley’s cyber/data/privacy practice and global litigation department Travis LeBlanc and head of Cooley’s European cyber/data/privacy practice Patrick Van Eecke discuss how the firm’s practice is weathering an economic slowdown and why EU-wide class actions and the SEC’s proposed cybersecurity requirements are keeping clients up at night.

27 January 2023

T-Mobile hit with lawsuits following breach announcement

Within days of T-Mobile announcing a new data breach, a plaintiff-side law firm has backed two class action lawsuits against the company.

24 January 2023

Lawsuit alleges tax-prep sites illegally shared data with Meta

Meta Pixel cookies have collected and shared the data of millions of users of tax-preparation providers after being “blindly made available” to the companies, a putative class action suit has alleged.

24 January 2023

Smooth sailing expected for companies switching to new Privacy Shield

As an adequacy decision for the US winds through EU institutions, Privacy Shield-certified companies should only need to make minor modifications to receive certification under the planned EU-US Data Privacy Framework.

20 January 2023

Web analytics tools under siege in Pennsylvania and California courts

Recent decisions in the Ninth and Third Circuit have opened a floodgate of data privacy class actions alleging that companies’ tracking cookies illegally wiretapped consumers’ communications.

19 January 2023

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