Generative AI (GenAI) has been at the top of the headlines lately, transforming fields as varied as journalism, marketing, and gaming, boosting productivity and profitability, and performing functions previously limited to humans. Recent projections suggest that the global GenAI market will increase to over $100 billion annually by 2030. A previous Wilson Sonsini alert on GenAI covered a wide range of issues, such as breach of contract, confidentiality, copyright, ethics, European Union laws and regulations, licensing, securities laws, trade secrets, and reputational considerations. Another previous alert addressed legal requirements for mitigating bias in AI systems more generally. This alert drills down on U.S. privacy and consumer protection considerations associated specifically with GenAI.Continue Reading Generative AI: Privacy and Consumer Protection Considerations

On May 3, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it issued an order to show cause (the “show cause order”) to Meta Platforms, Inc. (formerly Facebook, Inc., “Meta”). The show cause order proposes

Continue Reading Round Three: FTC Proposes Further Restrictions on Meta’s Privacy Practices and a Complete Prohibition on Meta Monetizing Youth Data