Following on the heels of a California Superior Court’s last minute ruling that stayed enforcement of the revised California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations, as previously discussed on this blog, California’s data privacy regulators have responded in ways that confirm they are more committed than ever to holding businesses accountable for alleged violations

On Oct. 18, 2022, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) updated its “Guidance on Direct Marketing Using Electronic Mail,” providing refreshed FAQs regarding what constitutes electronic mail marketing, related rules and responsibilities, and miscellaneous clarifications to compliance questions such as “are tracking pixels covered by the electronic mail marketing rules?” (Short answer: technically no, but

On Feb. 10, 2021, Acting Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter offered a glimpse of where the FTC may be headed under the Biden administration and confirmed that privacy remains among the Commission’s top priorities.

In her keynote address to the Future of Privacy Forum, Slaughter shared her views on the FTC’s role