Northern District of California

  • NetChoice v. Bonta: An exacting level of scrutiny no privacy law could survive

    January 15, 2024

    The AADC should have passed First Amendment scrutiny. But the judge in Bonta said that none of its challenged provisions did. Whatever test the judge applied is a poor fit for assessing the speech interests at issue in the case.

    • Children's Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Privacy Laws

    • Proposed U.S. Legislation

    • U.S. State Privacy Laws

    • Analysis

  • EPIC Leads Coalition Brief Defending California’s New Age-Appropriate Design Code

    May 2, 2023

    On Friday, EPIC lead a coalition including Reset Tech, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, and former government officials in filing an amicus brief defending California's new Age-Appropriate Design Code against a challenge from tech giant advocacy group NetChoice.

    • Children's Privacy

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Enforcement of Privacy Laws

    • Privacy Laws

    • U.S. State Privacy Laws

    • Updates

  • Sequeira v. Department of Homeland Security, et al.

    April 21, 2023

    Whether money transfer companies such as Western Union are financial institutions under the Right to Financial Privacy Act, which requires the federal government to obtain a valid subpoena or warrant to access individuals' financial records and to provide the individuals with notice and an opportunity to challenge the access?

    • Privacy Laws

    • Surveillance Oversight

    • U.S. Privacy Laws

    • Amicus Briefs