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California Legislature Passes Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a major new state law poised to affect the privacy landscape not just in California, but in the U.S. as a whole. (For a detailed overview of the CCPA, read our previous post.) On August 31, the California legislature passed several amendments to the CCPA that will have a … Continue Reading

Tagging Cars for Labor-Organizing Purposes May Be Subject to Punitive Damages

 The Third Circuit recently ruled that a labor union violated the federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”) when it accessed the motor vehicle records of Cintas employees for an improper “labor-organizing” purpose. In Pichler v. UNITE, the divided court affirmed the district court’s grant of summary judgment to the plaintiffs whose home addresses were obtained as … Continue Reading