Christina Lamoureux of Squire Patton Bogg writes:
Driver’s licenses have been in the news quite a bit recently – and not just because of Olivia Rodrigo’s hit single. The Eighth Circuit recently ordered a new trial in a litigation involving alleged violations of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act in a decision implicating important principles of evidentiary law in the context of data privacy litigation.
In Krekelberg v. City of Minneapolis, No. 20-1362, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 8147 (8th Cir. March 19, 2021), Plaintiff was a Minneapolis police officer who sued over 40 local government entities and employees, including the City of Minneapolis, based on over one thousand distinct accesses of her driver’s license data in violation of the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (“DPPA”).
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