On January 29, 2024, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante) notified OpenAI of breaches of data protection laws involving its ChatGPT platform.

In March 2022, Garante temporarily banned OpenAI from processing data. Following its investigation, Garante “concluded that the available evidence pointed to the existence of breaches of the provisions contained in the EU GDPR.”

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies issued a Report late last week entitled Time to Designate Space Systems as Critical Infrastructure which cogently outlines the risks associated with space systems (which are basically the same as any other electronic system) in order to designate space systems as the seventeenth critical infrastructure sector.

Space systems are

Many companies are exploring the use of generative artificial intelligence technology (“AI”) in day-to-day operations. Some companies prohibit the use of AI until they get their heads around the risks. Others are allowing the use of AI technology and waiting to see how it all shakes out before determining a company stance on its use.

While plaintiffs’ attorneys were initially focused late last year on suing health care entities for using Pixel and other tracking technology to share information about website users with social media platforms such as Meta (formerly Facebook), they are now eyeing other industries, including the fast food industry.

This week, a class action complaint was filed

Last week, New York federal judge Vincent L. Bricetti dismissed a data breach class action against Northeast Radiology PC (Northeast) and Alliance HealthCare Services (Alliance) because the plaintiffs failed to allege a cognizable injury.

In July 2021, Jose Aponte II and Lisa Rosenberg filed suit alleging that Northeast and Alliance failed to protect their sensitive

On May 19, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) adopted the “Policy Statement on Education Technology and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act” (COPPA), which calls for increased scrutiny for violations of COPPA by education technology companies. The FTC said in its statement:

The [FTC] is committed to ensuring that education technology (“ed tech”) tools