On July 10, 2023, California Governor Newsom signed into law A.B. 127, which places the working group for the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act (the “Act”) under the California Office of the Attorney General. The Act creates a working group, formally named the California Children’s Data Protection Working Group, to produce a report on recommendations for best practices concerning children’s access to online services. Under A.B. 127, the deadline for the first report from the working group will be pushed back from January 1, 2024, to July 1, 2024, and the working group will be required to consist of only nine members, instead of the original 10-member requirement.
On July 14, 2023, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a new enforcement sweep aimed at ensuring that companies comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 with respect to the personal information of employees and job applicants.
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On June 29, 2023, the Superior Court of California for the County of Sacramento issued a Tentative Ruling providing for a postponement of enforcement of final CPRA regulations for 12 months after the regulations were finalized (i.e., March 29, 2024). …
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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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On May 22, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission filed an amicus brief in support of a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that COPPA does not preempt state laws claims that are consistent with COPPA. …
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On May 4, 2023, the California Privacy Protection Agency Board announced that it will hold a public meeting on May 15, 2023 to discuss California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 regulations proposals and priorities and other CPPA activities.
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On March 30, 2023, the California Privacy Protection Agency announced that California’s Office of Administrative Law approved the CPPA’s first substantive rulemaking package to implement the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020.
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On Monday, March 27,, 2023, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth submitted a response to the California Privacy Protection Agency Invitation for Preliminary Comments on Proposed Rulemaking Cybersecurity Audits, Risk Assessments, and Automated Decisionmaking. …
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On March 15, 2023, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office finalized rules implementing the Colorado Privacy Act. …
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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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