On April 4, 2024, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear signed House Bill 15, an act related to Kentucky consumer data privacy (“KCDPA”). Kentucky now joins the expanding list of states with comprehensive state privacy legislation, with the KCDPA set to take effect January 1, 2026.

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The KCDPA applies to entities conducting business in Kentucky

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is taking bold actions to challenge business’s collection and monetization of consumers’ personal data—particularly sensitive personal data. This month, the FTC reached settlements with a data broker, X-Mode Social and its successor Outlogic LLC (“X-Mode”), and an alcohol addiction treatment firm, Monument Inc. (“Monument”), for, among other things, allegedly selling

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The California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) has been active since the start of the year.  In this blog post we summarize some key activities of the CPPA to date in 2024, including:

  • On April 2, 2024, the CPPA Enforcement Division issued its inaugural advisory, emphasizing the importance of data minimization.  (Read more about
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On March 6, 2024, the New Hampshire Governor signed into law Senate Bill 255 (the “NH Act”), making New Hampshire the 15th state to adopt a comprehensive state privacy law. The NH Act will take effect January 1, 2025. This post explores how the NH Act stacks up against the other comprehensive state privacy

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On January 16, 2023, the New Jersey Governor signed into law Senate Bill 332 (the “Act”) making New Jersey the 14th state to adopt a comprehensive state privacy law. The Act will take effect on January 15th, 2025, and requires the Division of Consumer Affairs to issue rules and regulations to effectuate

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