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Cross-Border Data Transfers Just Became More Complicated: EU Court of Justice Strikes Down EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
In an action with major ramifications for data transfers from the European Union (EU) to the United States (U.S.) the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on July 16 invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework (Privacy Shield), which pr...
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California Is at It Again: The California Privacy Rights Act Makes November Ballot
The Californians for Consumer Privacy group is continuing to push for increased rights regarding consumer data through the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), a measure that would expand the rights granted under the existing California Consumer Pri...
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CCPA Enforcement Will Not Be Delayed Due to COVID-19: Is Your Business in Compliance?
Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is set to begin on July 1, 2020. The global pandemic has many companies urging the California Attorney General (AG) to delay enforcement until 2021, since testing CCPA-compliant platforms can...
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Companies Must Evaluate and Respond to Data Security and Privacy Issues Raised by COVID-19
Remote work is a mandate for many companies during the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic. With so many employees working from home, companies face increasing privacy and data security challenges as they conduct business remotely while attempting to p...
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Your Secrets Are Safe(r) With the Government Now
As we’ve discussed here before, there is significant tension between government’s duty to give the public access to its records, and the desire of those who deal with the government to keep some of their information confidential. Yesterday, confide...
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Washington State Legislature Passes Bill With Major Revisions to Data Breach Notification Statute
Shortly after the proposed Washington Privacy Act (SB 5367) failed to pass the legislature, Washington is now set to revise its existing data breach law. HB 1071, which passed the legislature on April 22, 2019 and is awaiting the Governor’s signatu...
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