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The recently implemented California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the recently passed Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act have policymakers and regulators gearing up for more state legislation and potential federal input.


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a special investigation into a Michigan car accident involving a Tesla, calling attention to safety issues with its self driving technology.


A proposed state law would require app store operators such as Apple and Google to allow app developers to use their own payment processing systems, thus avoiding fees for the use of systems provided by app stores.


A Texas woman has filed a proposed class action against the power provider Griddy Energy LLC for over $1 billion in damages.


Virginia is poised to become the second state in the country to adopt a comprehensive online data protection law for consumers.


This decision could guide many other courts across the U.S. in determining whether strict liability as a retailer or distributor should apply to online marketplaces like Amazon.


DoorDash reached a settlement with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General that included payments worth $2.5 million and greater transparency in tipping policies.


The judge found that Apple met the relevant standards according to FCC tests, and considering alternative tests would undermine efficiency and uniformity.


If it passes, a privacy ballot measure in California could give you more control over personal data.


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A consumer in New York alleges that LinkedIn violated consumer privacy by programming its apps on Apple devices to collect sensitive data.