In Bradenberg v. Meridian Senior Living, LLC, No. 20-cv-03198 (C.D. Ill. Sept. 30, 2021), another BIPA complaint this year proceeded past the complaint stage, as the Court found that Plaintiff’s allegations were sufficient to state a claim.  While open ended questions remain regarding the statute’s scope and damages provisions (some of which may

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Federal Court Gives Preliminary Approval of $92 Million TikTok MDL Settlement Over Objections – Consumer Privacy World

California Privacy Agency Announces Appointment

As reported in Law360, Ashkan Soltani “[a] prominent security researcher and former chief technologist at the Federal Trade Commission has been selected to lead the day-to-day operations at California’s new privacy protection agency, which will be the first authority in the U.S. to focus solely on policing how companies handle consumers’ personal data.” CPW’s

As Rosa BarceloMatus HubaLucia Hartnett and Bethany Simmonds discuss in greater detail here, “[t]he European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”), a body with members from all EEA supervisory authorities (and the European Data Protection Supervisor), has recently established a taskforce to coordinate the response to complaints concerning compliance of cookie banners

Last week a federal court in Illinois granted preliminary approval to a $92 million settlement reached in the TikTok multidistrict litigation (“MDL”), over objections that had been raised in March concerning the basis and terms of settlement.  Read on to learn more.

As readers of CPW already know, last year the Panel on Multidistrict

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In Case You Missed It: CPW’s Alan Friel, Kyle Fath and Kristin Bryan Present An Update on US Privacy Laws and Litigation

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Cothron v. White Castle: A Closer Look at One of the Most Important Data Privacy Litigations of 2021 | Consumer Privacy World

Earlier this year we identified Cothron v. White Castle as a must-watch data privacy case this year and industry experts agree.  No. 20-3202 (7th Cir.) (For our prior coverage of the case, you can go here, here and here).  The litigation concerns application of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) and

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Sonic Data Privacy MDL Headed to Trial? Court Denies Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment | Consumer Privacy World

Federal Court Holds Defendant’s

As Scott WarrenLindsay Zhu and Katherine Fan discuss in greater detail here, on August 20, 2021, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China passed the Personal Information Protection Law (the “PIPL”).  They explain that “[t]he final version of the PIPL sets forth a number of new obligations