Category: Data Breach

First CCPA Enforcement Action Sheds Light on Definition of “Sale of Data”

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the state’s first California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) enforcement action this week. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) released their proposed final judgment and permanent injunction against Sephora, stating that Sephora not only violated the CCPA’s “Do Not Sell” provisions and ignored Global Privacy Control (GPC) signals, but
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FTC Publishes ANPR for Public Comment on Commercial Surveillance and Harmful Data Security Practices

On August 22nd, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to the Federal Register, starting the 60-day public comment period. The ANPR was published to “request public comment on the prevalence of commercial surveillance and data security practices that harm consumers.” Spanning 95 questions, the enumerated list of topics
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Updates in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Part 2 – August 2020

By Krishna Jani, Flaster Greenberg   From California to New York, data privacy laws and enforcement actions are ramping up. Check out some highlights below.   1. New York State Department of Financial Services launched its first enforcement action in July 2020. As U.S. companies focus on CCPA enforcement, they should not ignore other state
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Updates in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy – August 2020

By Krishna Jani, Flaster Greenberg   There is a lot going on in the world right now — and the world of data privacy is no exception.   Here is a snapshot of what’s on my radar:   1. Senators Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders introduced the National Biometric Information Privacy Act of 2020 on Tuesday, August
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FTC Undertakes 10-Year Review of Health Breach Notification Rule, Seeks Public Comments

By Jennifer K. Wagner, J.D., Ph.D.   On April 15, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a notice of its intent to conduct a 10-year review of the Health Breach Notification Rule (HBN Rule) (85 FR 20889) and announced on May 8, 2020 that it would be requesting public comment. The comment period will
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