On Friday, February 9, as the country collectively packed up and prepared to head home for Super Bowl weekend, the Third Appellate District of the California Appellate Court issued an Order granting the California Privacy Protection Agency the ability to immediately enforce regulations implementing the California Privacy Rights Act, which were finalized in March 2023. This vacated a July 2023 court decision staying enforcement of the regulations until March 29, 2024.

The order paves the way for enforcement after finalization of the proposed regulations governing cybersecurity audits, risk assessments, and automated decision making technology.

Read the full Update here.