Privacy Litigation 2021 Year in Review

Is it just us, or did 2021 feel a bit like déjà vu all over again? Our online lives continued to expand, as we lived and worked remotely. Not surprisingly, we saw an enormous growth in privacy litigation as digital technology evolved to keep pace. Plaintiff’s lawyers filed cases involving the collection, use, and disclosure of a broad range of personal information, based in large part on statutes authorizing recovery of large statutory penalties.

In this five-part series, we will explore the key litigation developments arising out of data breaches, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the California Consumer Privacy Act and other state privacy laws, the California Invasion of Privacy Act and the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. Join us as we discuss key trends you need to know and what to watch for in 2022.

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