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What Federal Legislators Can Learn From California’s New Ballot Initiative

November 7, 2019 Agency Authority , CCPA , Consumer Privacy , CPRA , Data Privacy , Data Protection , Legislation , Privacy , Privacy Legislation

On January 1, 2020, the nation’s strictest privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), will take effect. The law empowers consumers to (1) be informed about what personal information a company has collected about them; (2) delete that data; and (3) opt out of companies selling that data to third parties. On top of […]

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Google Plus Demonstrates We Can’t Trust Companies to Do the Right Thing

October 15, 2018 Data Privacy , Data Security , Google Plus , Privacy

Last March, Google discovered a Google Plus bug that permitted developers to access as many as 500,000 Google Plus users’ private information – but didn’t tell anyone.

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