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Privacy Cyber Alert: New Era in Privacy Liability to Begin California’s Data Privacy Law Could Be Game-Changer for Businesses, Insurers

As the nation’s most far-reaching data privacy law, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), is set to begin Jan. 1, 2020, businesses and their insurers are preparing for a new era in cyber...

Privacy California Weakens Its Consumer Privacy Act

Privacy groups also opposed Assembly Bill 1564, which removes a requirement that businesses provide a phone number for people requesting access to their personal information, as it makes it harder...

Privacy Five new bills threaten California's privacy act, experts say

The new legislation could reverse many of the measures improving security of consumers’ personal data under the landmark privacy bill, which is set to go live in 2020. The new bills, however, could...

Privacy California’s New Data Privacy Law Coming…Anxiety, Policy Limits Rising

Insurance Journal’s Don Jergler examines California’s new data privacy law. Gain expert insights from attorneys, consults and data privacy specialists on what to expect with the enactment of this...

Privacy Tech Companies Aim To Rally Opposition To California Privacy Law

... proclaim that the California law “was never intended to prohibit the use of tailored online ads.” The group also contends targeted ads don't threaten privacy, because companies that deliver ...

Privacy California Debates Law Requiring 2 Million Independent Contractors to Become Employees

The legislation would rewrite the rules for when a worker is deemed an official employee, upending longstanding employment practices by newspapers, winemakers, private investigators, music schools ...

Privacy A Texas law firm saves money by flying 9 lawyers 1,900 miles to California every month on a luxe $3-million private jet

Commuting to work on a private jet sounds like a perk reserved for movie stars and professional athletes. But it's just a typical Tuesday for the lawyers of Patterson and Sheridan. The...

Privacy How ‘Big Soda’ used its clout to stop 5 of 5 California laws to regulate sugary drinks

Before joining the private sector, Maviglio was deputy chief of staff to then ... from seeking voter approval of new taxes on sodas until 2031. Lawmakers approved the law under threat by the...

Privacy Will California’s New Bot Law Strengthen Democracy?

The California law doesn’t even ban them outright but ... “I do not think we want to go so far towards saying that a private company prevents you from saying something that it thinks is factually ...

Privacy Anxiety, Policy Limits Rising Ahead of California’s Sweeping Data Privacy Law

Robert L. Wallan’s clients are keeping him quite busy as they fret about the implementation next year of the nation’s most far-reaching data privacy law, which gives California consumers more...

Privacy A watered-down version of California’s data-privacy law is a possibility, privacy experts warn

In six months the nation’s strongest privacy law, the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), will take effect. Or will it? As the weeks wind down, there is a frantic race to frame what could ...

Privacy Are California cops abusing privacy rights with license plate readers? Lawmakers open inquiry

California lawmakers approved an audit request Wednesday to investigative how police departments use automated license plate readers. Some Democrats worry undocumented immigrants are having their ...

Privacy Secret wiretapping could get boost in California, sparking privacy concerns

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies heard a voice on a wiretap in 2009 that they believed was one of their own — a narcotics officer caught on the wrong side of the law. For the next decade, the ...

Privacy California finally to move ahead with 'cradle to career' data system

It lays out steps over the next 18 months that will determine what the system will look like, how it will be governed, who will have access to data and how privacy and security will be handled. As...

Privacy What schools and parents need to know about California's vaccination law

To recap: Parents do not have to immunize their children. But under the law, children must be immunized against 10 serious communicable diseases if they want to attend public or private schools and...

Privacy California experienced more data breaches than any other state in the past decade: report

Comparitech used information on data breaches collected by the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse and the Identity Theft Resource Center to examine the number of breaches in each state between 2008 and ...

Privacy California and New York top the list of states with the most data breaches

It seems like every day a new company reveals that their database has been hacked and somebody has been sifting through millions of their customers’ private data. Quest Diagnostics, Marriott,...

Privacy The California Consumer Privacy Act Series – Part 1: Applicability

This is our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group’s first client alert in a series that will break down the major elements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This alert...

Privacy Is California’s Law Requiring Union Access to Agricultural Worksites Constitutional?

Please note that all such forms and policies should be reviewed by your legal counsel for compliance with applicable law, and should be modified to ... which provides that private property shall...

Privacy Maine Follows California Lead: Prohibits ISP Use, Sale, Disclosure of Online Consumer Information Without Prior Affirmative Consent

On June 7, 2019, Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed into law the Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Consumer Information, which prohibits broadband Internet access service providers from using,...