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December Privacy Oracle: Analysis of FTC Data Security Hearings, Senate Privacy Hearings, and Other Policies

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The future of Federal Trade Commission enforcement in the data privacy and security space was the topic of much discussion in Washington this past month. The FTC held hearings to explore key issues regarding how to incentivize good data security, while the U.S. Senate held oversight hearings focused on the …

The End of Loyalty Programs: Assessing California’s New Privacy Laws and Beyond

Join the National Restaurant Association and Davis Wright Tremaine’s Helen Foster for a webinar on January 16, 2019.

In June, the California state legislature passed the nation’s toughest data privacy law to date. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will have deep implications for the restaurant industry when it …

He’s Making a List. Will Regulators Check His Privacy Practices Twice?

Santa’s practice of monitoring behavior of children across the globe has been publically disclosed for decades, but the recent implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) raise new questions about the lawfulness of Santa’s activities and rights of children …

The Privacy Road Ahead: The California Consumer Privacy Act and Strategic Planning for 2019 Webinar

The magnitude of the compliance effort many businesses will undertake to become compliant with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) should not be underestimated. Despite its facial similarity to Europe’s new privacy law, the GDPR, the CCPA is a different law with different goals, a different enforcement scheme, and perhaps …

The California Consumer Privacy Act: Implications for the Health Care Ecosystem

The Health Care Cloud Coalition’s October Monthly Meeting will be presented by DWT’s Rachel Marmor on October 25 at 1pm EDT.

The California Consumer Privacy Act is making headlines as the first comprehensive regulation of consumer data in the United States. Though the law (following recent amendments) exempts entities covered …

Amendments to California Consumer Privacy Act Head to Governor’s Desk

The California legislature passed SB 1121, a bill to amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), on Friday night, hours before the legislature recessed for the year. SB 1121 contained only a few substantive changes, despite advocacy from the business industry, consumer privacy organization, and the California Attorney General for …

Business Community Announces California Consumer Privacy Act Amendment “Wish List”

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A coalition of business groups, including the California Chamber of Commerce and a broad array of industry associations, wrote to state lawmakers on Monday requesting a series of amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“AB 375”) to correct drafting errors and fix aspects of the bill deemed “unworkable” by …

Q&A: Privacy and Security Partner Christopher Ott on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

This article was originally published in Westlaw Journal Computer and Internet and Westlaw Journal Automotive.

Christopher Ott answers questions about the newly enacted California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 — the most progressive and comprehensive consumer privacy law in the U.S. — which gives consumers unprecedented control over their …

California Consumer Privacy Act: A Rapid Q&A

California enacted the nation’s most extensive consumer privacy law on Thursday after only a week of legislative debate. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) was passed quickly to prevent a privacy ballot initiative and creates extensive notice, opt-out/opt-in, access, and erasure rights for consumers vis-à-vis businesses that collect …

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