California Lawyers Association

Privacy Law Section

On November 27, 2023, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) released the draft automated decisionmaking technology regulations (ADTR) aiming to regulate consumer facing corporate use of artificial intelligence (AI). Along with the ADTR, CPPA also released an overview of the proposed framework for automated decisionmaking technology and key topics for their board meeting which was to be held on December 10, 2023. Read more
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) becomes omnipresent, reshaping business practices across diverse sectors, such as healthcare, finance, and communication, the intricate interplay between AI and privacy law assumes heightened significance, demanding careful consideration and prompt adaptation. While many hail the release of generative AI to the public as a generational shift in technology, many still fear the perils that come with it. Read more
On September 18, 2023, U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman granted a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act (CAADCA or “the Act”). CAADCA was signed into law in September 2022 and would have gone into effect on July 1, 2024. The lawsuit enjoining the enforcement of CAADCA was brought by Netchoice, a trade association of online businesses and eCommerce businesses, in December 2022. Netchoice challenged the constitutionality of CAADCA in its complaint against California Attorney General Rob Bonta. Read more
According to media reports, White House Office Federal Chief Information Security Officer and Deputy National Cyber Director Chris DeRusha has indicated that the Biden administration is already reexamining the implementation plan for its national cybersecurity strategy published back on March 2, 2023. Read more
In the ever-evolving landscape of privacy law, the Privacy Law Section of California Lawyers Association is set to host its much-anticipated Annual Privacy Summit. The Summit brings together legal experts, industry leaders, and practitioners to delve into the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities in the realm of privacy. The Section is excited to welcome attendees on February 8 and 9, 2024 in Los Angeles to a dynamic and insightful exploration of the cutting-edge issues shaping the future of privacy law. Read more
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CLA's Privacy Law Section recently hosted the first of two webinars on litigation regarding California’s Age-Appropriate Design Code, which imposes obligations on online platforms to assess how content, contacts, and conduct on their platforms might harm children.  Read more
The inaugural Privacy Summit, hosted by California Lawyers Association’s Privacy Law Section, brought together some of the most prominent legal minds in the field to discuss the latest developments in privacy law. Held over two full days in Los Angeles on February 9 and 10, the conference was packed with informative panels and sessions where attendees were treated to a wealth of information and insights into the most pressing privacy law topics and concerns of the day. Read more
During the Inaugural Annual Privacy Law Summit hosted by the Privacy Law Section of California Lawyers Association (CLA), Lisa Kim, Senior Privacy Counsel and Advisor to the California Privacy Protection Agency, was recognized as the 2023 Privacy Lawyer of the Year. The special award was presented during a ceremony culminating a two-day summit that took place February 9-10, 2023, at the UCLA Luskin Center in Los Angeles, California. Read more
The French National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL) announced on 17 November 2022 that they issued a fine of 800,000 euros on 10 November 2022 against Discord, Inc., for failure to comply with several GDPR obligations, particularly the data retention periods and security of personal data. Read more

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