Privacy

A federal court has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against an omnichannel marketing company (NaviStone) and three online retailers, holding that the companies’ alleged use of omnichannel marketing technologies did not result in a...

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California has enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (AB 375) (the “Act”), which grants California residents a number of rights that, in some ways, reflect those provided under the EU General Data Protection...

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In a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts – and invoking the types of government oppression on liberty that led to the American Revolution —  the Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeal’s decision...

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Note: The California Consumer Privacy Act ballot initiative discussed in this post was withdrawn from the November ballot on June 28, 2018, after the California legislature passed a bill, AB 375, of the same title....

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Where there is no face scanning, there can be no unlawful use of biometrics. A U.S. District Court granted Facebook’s motion for summary judgment as part of ongoing litigation against the social media company for...

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A federal court in California recently denied Facebook’s motion to dismiss an Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) action on Spokeo grounds. The court held that a procedural violation of BIPA’s notice and consent requirements...

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