A proposed class action lawsuit alleges Flo Health, a fertility-tracking mobile app maker, unlawfully shared sensitive user data with Google, Facebook, AppsFlyer Inc. and Flurry Inc.
A federal judge dismissed several claims in a proposed class action accusing the Google of causing its Chrome browser to send users’ personal data to Google even if users have not chosen to “sync” the browser with a Google account.
Regulations state that methods for submitting requests to opt-out may not be designed with the purpose of, or have the substantial effect of, “subverting or impairing” a consumer’s choice to opt-out.
The Florida state legislature is considering a sweeping data privacy bill introduced by Governor Ron DeSantis in February.
Ancestry.com Inc. convinced a federal judge on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit by California residents who claimed the genealogy-based company’s inclusion of their photos in its Yearbook database violated their privacy rights.
Attorneys for Google battled it out with a group of plaintiffs who say the company violated their privacy by storing their web browsing history even though they took a specific step they believed would shield them from being tracked.
The California Consumer Privacy Act has been notoriously ambiguous, so people have turned to the courts for clarity.
The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) makes significant changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which was originally passed by the California legislature in 2018. However, the CPRA does not take effect until January 1, 2023, giving businesses a bit more than two years to prepare. The CPRA adds new obligations on both businesses […]
Seven in 10 believe digital advertising will be adversely affected by these changes and will take a step backwards, according to a new study from Epsilon. For one, they are not happy about it. Marketers have a more negative perception of Google (38%) and Apple (44%) as a result of the announced changes, with 67% […]
California Attorney General Releases New Proposed Modifications to California Consumer Privacy Act Regulations
The California Attorney General proposed a third set of modifications to the recently enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations. Interested parties have until October 28 to file comments in response. These proposed modifications are the latest effort in an extensive rulemaking process that has lasted more than a year. Most recently, on August 14, […]