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On Thursday, June 18, 2020 the New York City Council overwhelmingly approved the Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology Act (or “POST Act”) to institute oversight regarding the New York City Police Department’s use of surveillance technologies.
The Federal Trade Commission announced its most recent settlement action under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) on June 4. The settlement included a $4 million penalty (suspended to $150,000 due to the defendant’s proven inability to pay) against Hyperbeard, Inc. for alleged violations of COPPA.
On July 29, 2020 the Georgia General Assembly sent to Governor Brian Kemp for his approval the Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act.
The Director of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection recently issued guidance in its Tips and Advice blog as to how companies can manage consumer protection risks that may arise as a result of using artificial intelligence and algorithms.
While statistics regarding the increase in the use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vary, it is clear that the use of RPA is on the rise. Companies are rolling out RPA in an effort to increase productivity, cut costs and reduce errors.
The Coronavirus pandemic has brought the force majeure provision into the spotlight. A quick Google search brings up countless articles published in the past few weeks by lawyers worldwide about how to use force majeure provisions offensively and defensively in these uncertain times.