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Republican AGs Wade Into CAT Fight

A coalition of 23 Republican AGs, led by Arkansas AG Tim Griffin, filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in American Securities Association v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission asking the court to find that the SEC lacks the authority to create the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) database of investors and trading activity.

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New York Reaches SAT-isfactory Settlement with College Board

New York AG Letitia James settled with the College Board to resolve allegations that the non-profit organization violated state education law by improperly monetizing student data acquired through test administration. According to the AG’s office, the College Board allegedly used student data received in connection with the administration of the PSAT, SAT, and Advanced Placement…

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California AG Issues Stream of CCPA Compliance Letters

California AG Rob Bonta announced his office is conducting an investigative sweep of companies with popular streaming apps and devices in order to assess their compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act’s requirements for businesses that sell or share consumer personal information, specifically the right of consumers to opt out of the sale of their…

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AG James Gives Health Care Provider’s Data Security a Checkup Following Ransomware Attack

New York AG Letitia James settled with Refuah Health Center, Inc. to resolve allegations the health care provider violated the HIPAA Security Rule and Breach Notification Rule, as well as New York’s General Business Law, by employing poor data security that allowed cyberattackers to access the personal and private information of approximately 250,000 New Yorkers.

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