Legislation

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Note: The California Consumer Privacy Act ballot initiative discussed in this post was withdrawn from the November ballot on June 28, 2018, after the California legislature passed a bill, AB 375, of the same title....

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Alabama became the 50th and final state to enact data breach notification legislation when Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018. Alabama’s law comes on the heels of...

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President Obama has catapulted cybersecurity and privacy to the forefront of his agenda with the announcement on February 9th of his administration’s new initiative, the Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP). While the plan may take...

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President Obama once again turned his attention towards online privacy and security issues. During his January 12th speech at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), he announced new proposed legislation aimed at protecting American consumers from...

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On December 18, 2014, President Obama signed into law five cybersecurity-related bills aimed at protecting federal agencies from cybersecurity threats. The bills advance President Obama’s 2012 Executive Order “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” by improving the...

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