On March 7, 2024, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgment in the case of IAB Europe (Case C‑604/22). In this judgment, the CJEU assessed the role of IAB Europe in the processing operations associated with its Transparency and Consent Framework and further developed CJEU case law on the concept of personal data under the GDPR.
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On January 22, 2024, a draft of the final text of the EU Artificial Intelligence Act (“AI Act”) was leaked to the public. The leaked text substantially diverges from the original proposal by the European Commission, which dates back to 2021. The AI Act includes elements from both the European Parliament’s and the Council’s proposals.Continue Reading Final Draft of EU AI Act Leaked

On June 13, 2023, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed H.B. 18, or the Securing Children Online through Parental Empowerment (“SCOPE”) Act that would require digital service providers to get parental consent to create an account with minors younger than 18 years of age.  Continue Reading Texas Passes Bill Requiring Digital Service Providers to Get Parental Consent for Create Minors’ Accounts

On May 24, 2023 Google LLC announced its recently updated privacy terms providing that, for many of Google’s advertising services, it will no longer act as a service provider for the purposes of the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020.
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