Private Rights of Action in Data Policy Settlements

A private right of action, or the ability of individuals to bring lawsuits for violations of a statute, has been a major point of contention in debates over a potential federal data privacy law. This webinar, featuring Andrew Kingman (Mariner Strategies), Jennifer Huddleston (NetChoice), and Keir Lamont (Future of Privacy Forum) will dive into the questions surrounding this debate. Is the litigation risk from a private right of action harmful to innovation and small businesses or is it necessary to redress individual concerns? What can policymakers and practitioners learn from state level privacy laws like Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) about the impact of a private right of action?

Andrew Kingman


Mariner Strategies LLC

Keir Lamont

Senior Counsel

Future of Privacy Forum

Jennifer Huddleston

Technology Policy Research Fellow

Cato Institute

Cyber & Privacy

The Federalist Society and Regulatory Transparency Project take no position on particular legal or public policy matters. All expressions of opinion are those of the speaker(s). To join the debate, please email us at [email protected].

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