Seyfarth Synopsis: Anyone following trends in consumer class action litigation will know that consumer privacy was a primary focus of the plaintiff’s bar in 2023. And there are no signs this uptick in consumer privacy claims is slowing any time soon. Although the claims center around use of tracking technology or analytics functions on consumer facingContinue Reading Is the Video Privacy Protection Act Losing its Allure?
Seyfarth Synopsis: With so many companies being hauled into court in California based on claims that the functionalities on their website and use of service providers for marketing or analytics purposes violate consumer privacy rights, it is important to exhaust all possible defenses available to defendants. Late last year, the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling upholding a…Continue Reading Ninth Circuit Opinion Supports Personal Jurisdiction Defense for Interactive Websites
Seyfarth Synopsis: Employers need to be aware of the significant changes that are on the horizon when the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) becomes operative on January 1, 2023.
By way of background, in November of 2021, California residents voted to pass the CPRA, which affords California consumers heightened rights and…
Continue Reading California Privacy Rights Act: Big Changes For Employers With Employees in California In 2023
Seyfarth Synopsis: The People’s Republic of China is making progress in implementing its mandatory “social credit system.” Multinational businesses in China should be watchful of this system, and ready for it when it rolls out – if it hasn’t already.…
Continue Reading Multinational Company in China – Are You Concerned About the Personal Credit System and Privacy Provisions in China? You Should Be!
Seyfarth Synopsis: In Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a plaintiff must have a concrete injury to sue for FCRA violations. Following Spokeo’s remand, courts have held that consumers have standing to sue if their reports are inaccurate even if an inaccuracy did not adversely affect them.
Data privacy issues keeping you awake at night? Our colleagues, part of Seyfarth’s Global Privacy and Security Team (GPS), are here to help shed some light on this increasingly more complex body of law. See the blog posted here. Also, please consider joining us up for an upcoming webinar, on September 22, 2015, that will address Information Security…
Continue Reading Information Security Policies and Data Breach Response Plans – If You Updated Yours In June, It’s Already Obsolete