The Collision of AI’s Machine Learning and Manipulation: Deepfake Litigation Risks to Companies from a Product Liability, Privacy, and Cyber Standpoint

AI and machine-learning advances have made it possible to produce fake videos and photos that seem real, commonly known as “deepfakes.” Deepfake content is exploding in popularity. In this article, we explore deepfake technology and the legal risks it presents to companies while providing …›

January 25, 2021 - Litigation, Privacy + Data Security

Privacy Litigation 2020 Year in Review

2020: the year that will be remembered for privacy litigation. Well, OK, maybe not. But there were many developments in privacy litigation. In this four-part series, Privacy Litigation 2020 Year in Review, we will cover the key litigation developments arising out of data breaches, …›

November 4, 2020 - Privacy + Data Security

CPRA Passes: California Voters Approve Proposition 24

As the dust settles on the 2020 election, one result is clear: California voters have approved Proposition 24, and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA) will become law. Pending official certification of the results, the initiative’s “yes” votes outnumber “no” votes by …›

Applying AI and Data Science to the Fight Against COVID-19: The Science and Legal Considerations

Our new Life Sciences MoFo Perspectives podcast is available now. In this episode, several of our Life Sciences Group partners unpack the science, regulatory framework, commercial transactions, and privacy and data security considerations of applying AI and data science to the fight against COVID-19. We …›

October 15, 2020 - Privacy + Data Security

October Surprise: California DOJ Proposes Additional Modifications to CCPA’s Implementing Regulations

Just two months after the final implementing regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) (“the Regulations”) were approved and took effect, California’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued another set of proposed modifications and invited written comments from interested stakeholders. …›

June 9, 2020 - Privacy + Data Security

Recent Decision Compelling Disclosure of Data Breach Incident Response Report Highlights the Importance of Preserving Privilege and Protecting Work Product

In a time when data breaches are on the rise, a recent court ruling serves as a stark warning for companies attempting to shield from disclosure their incident response consultant’s report. The court’s decision compelling the disclosure of a report prepared by Mandiant should …›