Consumer Privacy World

CPW’s Elliot Golding will be speaking on an upcoming Washington Health Law Summit 2021 panel titled, “Data Roundup: Changes to Health Data Privacy, Security & Access Rules”. The program will address the myriad recent and upcoming developments impacting health data, including: Information blocking/interoperability– CMS and ONC final rules on information blocking and interoperability. HIPAA– Guidance related to COVID-19, OCR enforcement priorities and trends (including audit results) and the recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend…
On Tuesday, November 23rd from 10:15-11 am EST CPW’s Elliot Golding will be moderating a panel regarding transatlantic health research challenges with industry experts from Microsoft (Geff Brown), Philips (Hans Hofstraat) and Novartis (Alexandre Entraygues).  The conference will have many other interesting sessions, including an all-star list of additional speakers, including Lydia F de la Torre and Ricard Martínez Martínez.  CPW highly encourage anyone interested in this space…
Registration is open for a series of upcoming not-to-be-missed webinars covering key areas for companies seeking to regulate the global compliance landscape.  Register below for insights from CPW’s Alan Friel, Marisol Mork, Eric Troutman and others. Webinar Series: Advertising, Media and Brands – Global Compliance Challenges 2021 has provided unique challenges for businesses operating across the advertising, media and brands industry. Aside from the impact of the pandemic, we are seeing a changing and challenging…
Registration is now open for the single biggest TCPA event of the year—dnc.com’s annual TCPA Compliance Summit.  Last year COVID cancelled the event, but it is back and more full of content than ever before. In a first-ever TWO DAY TCPA event, Eric Troutman, Czar of TCPAWorld will be joined on stage by the top names in the TCPAWorld including: Puja “Queenie” Amin—Corporate Counsel for loanDepot Michele Shuster—Partner at MacMurray & Shuster Aaron
Recent coverage of data breach and cybersecurity litigation has focused on developments concerning Article III standing and inventive Plaintiff’s counsel seeking to rely on a cyberattack to bring quintessential consumer pricing class actions.  However, there is a new development looming on the horizon that has received little attention so far: the threat posed by so-called “killware” and what it may mean for data privacy and cybersecurity. Killware is the newest form of cyber threat,…
As covered in greater detail in an article by Bloomberg Law, “New York City’s novel mandate that apps like DoorDash share customer information with restaurants that cook the meals they deliver could help eateries devastated by Covid-19, but has set off alarm bells with privacy advocates.  Data-sharing runs counter to delivery apps’ efforts to protect privacy by limiting how much personal information is provided for fulfilling food orders, like revealing to restaurants only a customer’s…
CPW has been covering the T-Mobile data event litigations and Law360 is now reporting that “T-Mobile’s cyberinsurance coverage could be stretched by a recent data breach that has already spawned two government investigations and a slew of lawsuits by affected customers.”  CPW’s Ericka Johnson provided her insights to Law360 on this issue, and also touched upon upon emerging regulatory considerations implicated by cyberattacks more broadly.  As she explained, in general “[r]egulators are inquiring more into…
In June, we discussed a putative class action filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania concerning a data breach involving COVID-contact tracing data.  Following the Plaintiff’s filing of an amended complaint, the remaining Defendant has now moved to dismiss on both standing and substantive grounds.  Read on below. To recap the alleged facts underlying this litigation: Plaintiff alleges that a contractor was retained by the Pennsylvania Department of Health (“DOH”) in the midst of the…
Earlier this month, CPW’s Kristin Bryan provided her insights to Richard Satran at Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence regarding recent developments concerning the New York financial sector, cybersecurity and data privacy in light of a recent key leadership change with a state regulator.  You can read the full article below, which includes her comments, which was originally published by Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and is re-published with their authorization. Whoever takes over as head of the…
Just a couple weeks ago, we reported on another case from the Eastern District that dismissed a FDCPA case for lack of standing post-TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez, 141 S. Ct. 2190 (2021). Another recent decision from the same court (different judge) shows, yet again, that Ramirez has teeth.  In Grauman, No. 20-cv-3152 (ENV) (AKT), 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 142845 (E.D.N.Y. July 16, 2021), the court dismissed  a FCRA case for lack of standing,…