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California Attorney General proposes expanded CCPA Private Right of Action following State Assembly Hearing on possible 2019 amendments to the landmark privacy law

BREAKING: California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (AG) announced a proposed series of amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that would: Expand consumers’ private right of action to include all alleged violations of their rights under the CCPA; Eliminate businesses’ 30-day opportunity to “cure” alleged violations prior to being subject to civil enforcement by … Continue Reading

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The Winter 2018 edition of the quarterly IT & Data Protection Newsletter by Reed Smith Germany has just been released. We cover new case law on marketing consent, cookie consent, the liability of platform providers, employee data protection, sales of address data and the right to be forgotten. The newsletter also includes multiple recommended reads … Continue Reading

Employees Can’t Sue Hospital for Negligence, Breach of Contract, After Personal Data Breach

In a favorable decision for defendants in data breach litigation, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County held that the economic loss doctrine prevented the negligence claim of a group of former and current UPMC employees from going forward in their suit arising out of the theft of information from UPMC’s computer systems. … Continue Reading
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