Topic: Cybersecurity

Clearview BIPA settlement talks: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 8 December 2023

Clearview’s BIPA class action might be settling soon; the National Basketball Association argues a VPPA class action appeal must be thrown out; and the Federal Communications Commission launches a data privacy and cybersecurity enforcement partnership with four state attorneys general offices.

08 December 2023

Marriott breach class action revived

Marriott’s data breach class action was resurrected after a federal judge held the district court could override the hotel’s guest agreements prohibiting class actions.

30 November 2023

Meta bid to block FTC enforcement shift fails

A federal judge has said he lacks authority to stop the Federal Trade Commission from altering its $5 billion Meta settlement.

28 November 2023

The ABA’s breach drama: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 27 November 2023

The American Bar Association fights back against a data breach class action; a longtime data privacy advocate retires from the US House of Representatives; and Google turns to Cooley over generative AI spying claims.

27 November 2023

ICO issues private sector reprimand

The Information Commissioner’s Office has reprimanded a company over a data breach that affected bank details and medical information.

23 November 2023

Decade-old Canadian data breach class action survives

Despite covid-19 halting proceedings and more than two years of inactivity, a Canadian court has rejected a motion to dismiss a class action over a data breach the bank suffered in 2013.

22 November 2023

Court rejects X’s motion to axe FTC settlement

A judge has said a federal court cannot modify or terminate the Federal Trade Commission’s Twitter deal.

20 November 2023

Mondelez fires back over law firm data breach

Snack maker Mondelez has sought to dismiss a consolidated group of lawsuits stemming from a data breach at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner.

14 November 2023

Amazon’s privacy win: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 10 November 2023

Amazon defeats a putative data privacy class action; senators consider legislation requiring federal agencies adopt NIST AI framework; and a Carlton Fields cybersecurity attorney joins Foley & Lardner.

10 November 2023

NYDFS finalises more granular cybersecurity requirements

The New York State Department of Financial Services has made its cybersecurity controls more prescriptive.

08 November 2023

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