On September 8, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a virtual public forum on the agency’s release last month of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) to regulate the protection of consumers’ privacy and data security, which we covered in a prior Legal Update. In addition to allowing the public the opportunity

On August 11, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 on partisan lines to file an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) that would regulate the protection of consumers’ privacy and data security in a rulemaking titled “Trade Regulation Rule on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security.”

The release of this ANPR—in the midst of

Connecticut has become the fifth state to pass comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed the bill into law on May 10, 2022, and the Connecticut Data Privacy Act” (CTDPA) will take effect on July 1, 2023. This Legal Update discusses the CTDPA’s scope; compares it with the other state privacy laws

Following in the footsteps of California, Virginia and Colorado, Utah has become the fourth state to pass comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation. Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”) into law on March 24, 2022—the first major state law domino to fall in 2022 and the first comprehensive data privacy legislation since

New comprehensive privacy frameworks in California, Virginia and Colorado are set to come into effect in 2023, and in recent days attention has turned to Utah, where a privacy bill closely resembling Virginia’s is on the governor’s desk for signature. The rulemaking processes for the enacted laws are in their early stages. To the chagrin

Colorado has become the third state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy statute. Passed by the Colorado General Assembly on June 8, 2021, and signed into law by Colorado Governor Jared Polis on July 7, 2021, the Colorado Privacy Act (“CPA”) is slated to come into effect on July 1, 2023. This Legal Update

Virginia has become the second state to enact a comprehensive consumer data privacy statute in the United States. Signed into law by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on March 2, 2021, the Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”) will take effect on January 1, 2023. While the CDPA shares some key components with the California Consumer Privacy