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BiometricsIn the Face of Huge Settlements, BIPA May Soon Be Losing Its Bite
In the Face of Huge Settlements, BIPA May Soon Be Losing Its Bite

In the Face of Huge Settlements, BIPA May Soon Be Losing Its Bite

Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill which has the potential to dramatically rein in the state’s strict Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). On March 9, 2021, the Illinois House judiciary committee advanced House Bill 559 (the “Bill”) which would amend BIPA. The Bill has a couple of key amendments that may impact your business.
Auto DialerSCOTUS Narrows Scope of TCPA to Only Systems that Use Random Number Generators
SCOTUS Narrows Scope of TCPA to Only Systems that Use Random Number Generators

SCOTUS Narrows Scope of TCPA to Only Systems that Use Random Number Generators

In a long-awaited decision, on April 1, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States released its opinion in Facebook v. Duguid et al., and unanimously adopted a narrow interpretation of the term “automatic telephone dialing system” or ATDS under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).

Events

April 7-8, 2021

Jordan L. Fischer, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM is teaching an in-depth course at SecureWorld Mid Atlantic on ‘Data Privacy and Security: Essentials for an Evolving Legal Landscape’

Session 1 – Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 3 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST.

Session 2 – Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. EST.

Session 3 – Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. EST.

April 8, 2021

Jennifer A. Beckage, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E is presenting at Cybersecurity Docket‘s Incident Response Forum.

Thursday , April 8, 2021 from 8:40 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. EST.

April 15, 2021

Daniel P. Greene, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E is presenting to the Financial Planning Association of New York on Cyber Threats in 2021.

Wednesday, April 15, 2021 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. EST.

In The News

March 19, 2021

Myriah V. Jaworski, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E was published in the Journal on Emerging Issues in Litigation for her article “A Compelling Outcome: Using Arbitration Agreements to Limit Liability in Data Privacy Class Actions.”

March 15, 2021

Daniel P. Greene, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E was interviewed live on WKBW-TV on a ransomware attack impacting a local school district.

March 5, 2021

Allison K. Prout, Esq. was interviewed live on WGRZ-TV’s Thursday Town Hall on Google’s recent user privacy announcement.

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