On July 28, 2022, a federal judge approved TikTok’s $92 million class action settlement of various privacy claims made under state and federal law, which will resolve litigation that began in 2019 and involved claims that TikTok violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act and the federal Video Privacy Protection Act.
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On July 28, 2022, the California Privacy Protection Agency Board held a special public meeting to discuss agency staff’s recommendations that the Board formally oppose the draft federal American Data Privacy and Protection Act.
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On July 28, 2022, the California Privacy Protection Agency Board will hold a remote, special public meeting at 9AM PDT to discuss possible action on proposed federal privacy legislation, including the American Data Privacy and Protection Act.
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On July 1, 2022, the California Privacy Protection Agency sent U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi a memo outlining how H.R. 8152, the bipartisan American Data Privacy and Protection Act, would lessen privacy protections for Californians, and California Democrats have joined the cause.
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On July 11, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection issued a business alert on businesses’ handling of sensitive data, with a particular focus on location and health data.
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