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Happy Thanksgiving

Cozen O’Connor’s State AG Report is taking a break this week as we celebrate all the things we’re thankful for. Our coverage of the most important developments and news in the state AG world will resume next week. Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers, and enjoy the holiday!

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Web Scrapers And Their Targets Beware. Regulators Are Zeroing In On Privacy Implications

Web scraping, the process of collecting data from websites by automated methods, has historically received very little attention from regulators, but that could be changing. Lori Kalani, Mira Baylson and Meghan Stoppel discuss how regulators are starting to zero in on the privacy implications of collecting and disclosing user data. This Alert considers the potential risks for both data brokers and the companies they are targeting.

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Former Impeachment Prosecutor Enters 2022 Race for New York Attorney General

Daniel Goldman, former federal prosecutor and counsel to House Democrats during the first impeachment investigation of former President Donald Trump, announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination in the 2022 open-seat race for New York attorney general. He will compete against Zephyr Teachout, a law professor who previously ran for New York AG against Letitia…

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‘Tis the Season for New Candidates to Jump into Attorneys General Races

Former prosecutor in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office and current U.S. Army Reserve intelligence officer Abraham Hamadeh joined a crowded field of candidates for the Republican nomination in the 2022 open-seat race for Arizona attorney general. As previously reported, other Republican candidates include (i) Lacy Cooper, a former Border Patrol section chief for the U.S.…

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Taking Care of the Caretakers: New York AG Recovers Millions in Wages for Home Care Aides

New York AG Letitia James reached a settlement with home care health agencies Intergen Health, LLC and Amazing Home Care Services, LLC (collectively “Agencies”) to resolve allegations that they failed to pay appropriate wages for years in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act as well as New York Labor Laws and the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law.

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