Items tagged "Privacy Legislation"
Federal Privacy Legislation Is [TBD]: Congress Has Made Progress, but Still Has a Ways to GoMarch 2, 2020 Consumer Privacy , Online Privacy , Privacy Legislation
Late last year, while folks were carving up turkeys and shopping for holiday gifts, the Commerce Committees on both sides of Capitol Hill were busy introducing long-awaited privacy legislation. For years now, Public Knowledge has been calling for comprehensive federal privacy legislation to protect our fundamental right to privacy online that includes (among other things) […]Read More
What Federal Legislators Can Learn From California’s New Ballot InitiativeNovember 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 […]Read More