• Federal Court Holds TCPA Plaintiff Did Not Adequately Allege ATDS

    In Bader v. Navient Solutions, LLC (N.D. Ill. June 14, 2019), the North District of Illinois dismissed a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ... Read Article

    Nevada Passes Law Allowing Opt-Out of Data Sale

    Nevada has just passed SB 220, a data privacy law that permits consumers to opt-out of data sales by web operators.  The ... Read Article

    FTC Defense Lawyer Alert: Third Circuit Limits FTC’s Enforcement Authority for Prior Conduct

    Bad facts for the Federal Trade Commission?  Maybe.  Resulting in bad law from the FTC’s perspective?  Maybe.  What is certain is that ... Read Article

    FDA Position on Cannabis-Derived Compounds

    Regulation of Products Containing Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Compounds Immediately following the 2018 Farm Bill being signed into law, the U.S. Food and ... Read Article

    TCPA Alert December 2018

    FCC Releases Draft Order to Combat “Robocalls” The Federal Communications Commission recently released two draft orders intended to address  unlawful robocalls. The ... Read Article

    FTC Attorney on Recent TCPA Litigation Developments

    Congress Proposes Legislation to Combat Robocalls Congress has proposed a bill to attack robocalls.  The “TRACE Act” would expand FCC authority under ... Read Article

    California Court Says Customer Lists Not a Trade Secret

    The California Court of Appeal recently held that a non-solicitation of employee provision improperly impinged on the ability to freely engage in ... Read Article

    Individualized Issues of Consent Result in TCPA Class Action Certification Denial

    Class actions are designed to promote the efficiency of litigation by allowing the claims of a group of individuals with the same ... Read Article

    New Cyber Security Laws Effective

    On September 1, 2018, Colorado’s breach notification statute update became effective.  The legislation bolsters data privacy protections by requiring notice to Colorado ... Read Article

    FTC Testifies Before Congress About Combatting Payment Processors That Facilitate Fraud

    On July 26, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission testified before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National ... Read Article

    FTC Reiterates Privacy and Data Security Priorities

    The Federal Trade Commission recently testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee about its work to protect consumers, promote competition, privacy ... Read Article

    California Enacts GDPR-Like Privacy Changes

    On the heels of Colorado’s new cybersecurity legislation, California has now announced that it has  enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of ... Read Article

    Vermont Enacts “Double Opt-In” Automatic Renewal Legislation

    In anticipation of changes to California’s automatic renewal law (ARL) becoming effective next month, Vermont has now become the first state to ... Read Article

    California Bill Introduced That Would Further Restrict Commercial Email Advertising

    An Assembly member recently introduced AB 2546, an author-sponsored bill that would amend California’s anti-SPAM legislation (CBPC § 17529.5).  The potential impact ... Read Article

    Senators Propose Internet Privacy Bill That Threatens Digital Advertising

    Earlier this month, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Ed Markey (D-MA) introduced new privacy legislation entitled the Customer Online Notification for Stopping Edge-provider ... Read Article
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