Topic: Sensitive personal data

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

Medical devices at the core of the AI act, expert says

The use of AI in medical devices, which is already regulated under existing frameworks, is said to be a key component of the upcoming EU AI Act.

03 November 2023

Financial data scrutiny heats up: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 27 October 2023

Senate Democrats question financial and tax-prep online service providers; the FTC passes an amendment forcing non-banking institutions to report data breaches; and a privacy class action against Foursquare is dropped.

27 October 2023

Another ECJ opinion tackles non-material damage threshold

Sensitive data theft alone does not constitute identity theft but it could still give rise to non-material damages, a European Court of Justice adviser has said.

26 October 2023

California appeals Age-Appropriate Design Code block

The California Attorney General’s Office seeks to overturn a temporary block of the state’s child privacy legislation.

19 October 2023

The new BIPA? Genetic Information Privacy Act lawsuits flood Illinois courts

Plaintiff attorneys are filing a tidal wave of untested Genetic Information Privacy Act litigation claims in hopes of duplicating the Biometric Information Privacy Act’s success.

11 October 2023

Debt collection firm fined after mystery USB drive drop

The Croatian data protection authority has issued a €5.47 million fine against a debt collection agency for failing to gain consent for a wide range of data-processing activities – with the possibility of criminal charges to come against the complainant.

06 October 2023

Judge trims Kochava class action

An Idaho federal court judge has dismissed state claims and injunctive relief sought by a group of cellphone users that argue Kochava tracked their locations without their permission.

04 October 2023

CNIL fines air freight company over employee privacy

SAF Logistics has been fined for failing to protect employee data and for providing France’s data regulator with improper evidence during the investigation.

29 September 2023

CPRA draft cybersecurity and risk assessment requirements borrow from predecessors

Drafts of the long-awaited California Privacy Rights Act’s cybersecurity audit and risk assessment regulations align with other states’ and federal regulations as the agency considers its scope.

06 September 2023

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