The Illinois Supreme Court’s Ruling

On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment Corp, ruling that the Illinois Biometric
Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Rules That Actual Damages Are Not Necessary Under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

This blog post is the third installment of a seven-part series discussing the best practices relating to cyber security. The first two blog posts discussed the best practices for preparing a business in case of a cyberattack. This post will discuss the initial steps that a business should take after a cyberattack occurs.
Continue Reading The Anatomy of a Cyber Attack: Prevention, Response and Postmortem (Part 3 of 6)

Officials from both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and European Union (EU) recently called for enhancements to the Obama administration’s proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights.

The White House’s
Continue Reading FTC and EU Are Critical of the White House’s Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

Governor Schwarzenegger vetoed the update to California´s landmark privacy protection law (AB 700), known as SB 20, which California’s State Legislature previously approved and we reported about here. SB 20 was proposed by State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto).
Continue Reading CALIFORNIA’S PROPOSED STRENGTHENED DATA PRIVACY LAW TERMINATED