Region: United States of America

EEOC settlement highlights new focus on AI in hiring decisions

Recent US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforcement highlights the agency’s new attention on combating technology-fueled employment bias.

24 August 2023

A survey of the US AI regulatory landscape

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner counsel Goli Mahdavi and associate Sam Garner provide a comprehensive look at the current state of AI regulation at the federal and state levels.

24 August 2023

Amazon and Starbucks say cashierless stores didn’t violate NYC biometric law

Amazon and Starbucks have said a class action against them must be dismissed as customers at their cashierless stores received notice that their biometric data was being collected.

23 August 2023

Montana argues its TikTok ban protects residents’ data

The Montana Attorney General's Office has urged a federal court to reject requests from the app and its users to delay a ban on TikTok from going into effect next year.

22 August 2023

Fourth Circuit throws out Marriott data breach class certification

A US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit panel has remanded and vacated a district court’s class certification of Marriott customers whose personal data was breached by the hotel chain.

21 August 2023

AI is a monkey taking a selfie: AI newsletter 21 August 2023

Not content with seizing the spotlight for its November summit on AI, the UK government is pushing forward on its AI agenda by announcing a new set of funding and trailing an update to its policy white paper. On the commercial side, the big names in AI are struggling to retain top talent as a wealth of opportunities prompt innovators to set up their own smaller, faster-moving enterprises.

21 August 2023

New NIST cybersecurity framework highlights executives’ role

NIST’s draft cybersecurity framework update is the latest government effort to place explicit emphasis on senior executives understanding and monitoring their organisations’ cyber risk.

18 August 2023

CFPB proposes data broker rules: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 18 August 2023

The CFPB announced it has launched rulemaking to impose new requirements on data brokers; Bryan Cave taps BakerHostetler to defend it against a data breach class action; and McGuireWoods hires an AI officer.

18 August 2023

Meta Pixel healthcare breach suit likely to be trimmed

A federal judge appears poised to cut some claims in the Meta Pixel healthcare data breach class action after noting during a motion to dismiss hearing that the litigation would continue “in some form or fashion”.

17 August 2023

FTC hits back at Meta bias claim

The Federal Trade Commission has responded to Meta’s claim that its decision to reopen the Cambridge Analytica settlement was unlawful and accused the company of attempting to “rewrite history”.

17 August 2023

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