Calif. Privacy Law Could Spark TCPA-Like Lawsuit Wave

Law360, Washington (May 3, 2019, 10:36 PM EDT) -- The ability for consumers to sue companies for data breaches under California's looming privacy law is likely to prompt a class action tsunami similar to that seen under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and, more recently, Illinois' novel biometric privacy law, a pair of privacy attorneys from opposing sides of the bar said Friday. 

In what has become a regular occurrence in recent years, Edelson PC founder Jay Edelson and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP partner Douglas Meal met on stage at the International Association of Privacy Professionals' Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., to discuss the state of class action litigation...

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