“Virginia has a very unique view of data privacy,” Beth Burgin Waller, Chair of the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practice at Woods Rogers, told Law.com. “If you looked at when this hit, you were really coming at an emerging time when you had Europe with [General Data Protection Regulation] GDRP and California with CCPA. Out of the gate—out-of-nowhere, almost—it felt like Virginia came running to the scene with the CDPA, the Consumer Data Protection Act.”