The day before the California Privacy Rights Act became enforceable on July 1, we learned that enforcement of the first set of implementing regulations finalized by the California Privacy Protection Agency under the CPRA is delayed until March 29, 2024. Prior to the June 30 ruling by a California Superior Court judge, the Regulations were
Amanda Mobrand advises technology companies on a range of privacy matters, with a focus on compliance efforts under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
As it did last year, the California Attorney General’s Office recognized Data Privacy Day by announcing its latest investigative sweep under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This time, the Attorney General focused on companies that operate mobile apps allegedly without offering CCPA-compliant opt-out mechanisms.Continue Reading California Attorney General Targets Popular Mobile Apps in CCPA Enforcement Sweep
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect three months ago, on January 1, 2020. Although enforcement by the California attorney general cannot begin until July 1, private plaintiffs have been able to bring claims under the law’s limited private right of action since the beginning of the year.
The CCPA is already having an impact on litigation. Two high-profile cases filed after January 1 directly allege violations of the CCPA and have attracted attention. Other cases that either allege CCPA violations or otherwise cite to the statute have received less notice. Even if the cases do not result in decisions that are binding on future litigants, the arguments are worth a look because they may signal trends for which privacy litigators should be prepared. To that end, this privacy quick tip aims to paint a broader picture of how the CCPA has been referenced in litigation and identify a few potential trends to keep an eye on.
Continue Reading CCPA in Litigation: 2018 to Present