When the California Consumer Privacy Act took effect in January 2020, one big question mark was a component allowing consumers to sue in certain data breach situations. Would consumer plaintiffs flock to the courts, and would their claims stick?
A recent report from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld paints a picture of the CCPA litigation landscape in the first year, which saw 76 consumer class actions that cite the law, 47 of which involved unique defendants.
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