Comprehensive State Consumer Privacy Laws

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Ella Sands

Passage of state-level comprehensive consumer privacy laws has picked up speed in the last twelve months, and the trend is likely to continue. As the state 2023-2024 legislative sessions end, a total of seventeen states have enacted their own omnibus privacy laws: California, Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut, Utah, Iowa, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, Texas, Oregon, Delaware, New […]

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Deepfakes, Rights of Publicity and Proposed Legislation

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Isabel Jonson

Advancements in deepfake artificial intelligence (“AI”) are increasingly being used to swap faces from an image or video, manipulate facial expressions and synthesize faces or speech. However, these replicas of the voice, image or likeness of individuals raise growing concerns as to the patchwork of right-of-publicity laws and the need for a national framework to […]

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