Making Utah the first U.S. state to enact a major artificial intelligence (AI) statute governing private-sector AI usage, on March 13, 2024—coincidentally, the same day the European Parliament adopted the EU AI Act—Utah Gov. Cox signed into law S.B. 149 (AI Law). The AI Law, set to take effect May 1, 2024, was incorporated

On April 17, 2023, the Washington State Legislature passed the “My Health My Data Act” (WMHMDA or the Act).* Unlike other modern state privacy laws that purport to regulate any collection of “personal data,” WMHMDA confers privacy protections only upon “Consumer Health Data.” That term is defined to include data that is linked (or linkable)

On June 6, 2023, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law SB 262, which grants Florida consumers certain rights relating to the processing of their personal data by businesses. Parts of SB 262 will come into effect in 2023.

This blog post aims to interpret the types of entities and individuals that will be

Recent developments from the ANPD provide insight into the path ahead.  

On July 7, 2022, Brazil’s National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) published its semiannual Regulatory Agenda Monitoring Report. This report updated the public on the current status of the ANPD’s regulatory agenda. With the comment period for regulations on international data transfers officially closing

2022 is poised to be a busy year for privacy, as California begins rulemaking for its updated consumer privacy statute and dozens of states are expected to reintroduce legislation. GT Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Global Co-Chair Gretchen A. Ramos is quoted in this Jan. 3 Bloomberg Law article. Click here to read the full article

On March 10, 2021, Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wash.) introduced the first comprehensive consumer privacy bill of the 117th Congress. The Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act is designed to “establish a uniform set of rights for consumers and create one set of rules for businesses to operate in,” according to a press release from

On March 2, 2021, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) into law, making Virginia the second state to have comprehensive data privacy legislation on the books. The CDPA is similar to the privacy regime enacted under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and expanded under the California Privacy Rights

Notwithstanding a two-month-long pandemic shutdown, a wave of new legislation has flooded the halls of the California legislature, including four discreet privacy-related bills, each with different objectives and consequences. Upon the closing of the signature period, Gov. Newsom signed only two of the bills into law, vetoing the other two.

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