Senior Correspondent, Data Privacy & Security
Amy is responsible for the coverage of an array of regulatory and litigation issues pertaining to the Internet, including privacy, data security and antitrust. Formerly a legal reporter for the ALM media group, Miller has closely followed legal trends in Silicon Valley and covered corporate legal departments for online and print publications including The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, and The Recorder. Miller is a graduate of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is an award-winning journalist with expertise ranging from education and legal reporting to computer-assisted reporting.
Selected Insights by Amy
California’s new consumer privacy act is likely to remain the only comprehensive data privacy law in the US for a while.
State attorneys general are trying to build teams that will continue their bipartisan antitrust investigations into the tech industry, even if they don't win reelection, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser told MLex.
Salesforce, Hanna Andersson among first companies to face lawsuit citing California's new privacy lawCloud-based software company Salesforce and a high-end children's clothing retailer are among the first companies facing a data-breach lawsuit in federal court under California's landmark privacy law, which took effect Jan. 1.
Consumer-privacy legislation reintroduced in Washington state is closely modeled after California's sweeping new privacy law, giving residents the right to access, delete and correct their personal data, as well as the right to opt out of the collection of their personal data. But there are several notable differences when it comes to regulating facial-recognition technology and giving consumers the right to sue.
Legal challenges to California's sweeping new privacy law are inevitable.