On March 3, 2023, the California Privacy Protection Agency Board held a public meeting regarding the Agency’s priorities, budget, the status of the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 rulemaking process, and the activities of the CPPA subcommittees.
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On February 17, 2023, the Illinois Supreme Court issued an opinion in Cothron v. White Castle Systems, Inc., in response to a certified question from the Seventh Circuit, ruling that the plain language of Section 15(b) and 15(d) of the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act shows that a claim accrues under BIPA with every scan or transmission of biometric identifiers or biometric information without prior informed consent.
Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Rules that a Claim Under BIPA Accrues with Every Scan or Transmission of Biometric Identifiers or Biometric Information Without Prior Informed Consent

On February 14, 2023, the CPPA announced that it had filed its first substantive rulemaking package for the proposed final draft CPRA regulations with California’s Office of Administrative Law, beginning a 30-day review period.
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On February 10, 2023, an Illinois federal district court ordered the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit alleging that an online tool that allowed users to virtually try on sunglasses violated the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act.
Continue Reading Illinois Federal Court Rules that BIPA Health Care Exemption Applies to Sunglasses Virtual Try-On Tool