Last week, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a new enforcement focus on streaming apps’ failure to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This investigation will examine whether streaming services are complying with the opt-out requirements for businesses that sell or share consumers’ personal information as required by the CCPA. Specifically, the agency

Last week, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) voted in favor of a legislative proposal that would require web browsers to include a feature that allows web users the ability to exercise their privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) through opt-out preference signals.

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), businesses must

This week, California’s governor signed a first-in-the-nation law that will impose new regulations on data brokers, requiring such entities to delete personal data pursuant to consumer requests. Data brokers specialize in collecting personal data or data about companies, mostly from public records but sometimes sourced privately, and selling or licensing such information to third parties

Earlier this month, the Commissioner of Data Protection of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a financial free-zone in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), issued the first adequacy decision regarding the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which recognizes the CCPA as an equivalent to the DIFC Data Protection Law (DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020, as amended

The White House hosted a roundtable meeting Tuesday on the data brokering industry as a part of an administration-wide push toward strengthening America’s consumer privacy landscape. The meeting brought together researchers, regulators, and consumer advocates. The Biden-Harris Administration has called for stronger national regulations on data brokering, or the buying and selling of personal consumer

This week, the California Superior Court ruled that the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) cannot begin enforcement of the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) until March 2024. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed by the California Chamber of Commerce which argued that state businesses would not have enough time to prepare for the upcoming

Readers of this blog know that we’ve been closely following the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) rulemaking process [view related post]. California passed the law in 2020 to update the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 with additional consumer rights and business obligations. The CPRA also established a new government agency, the California Privacy

The City Council of Chula Vista, California (in the San Diego metropolitan area), announced a new policy governing how city law enforcement can use technology to protect residents from data collected by surveillance equipment. The policy was developed by a city task force after the police department began using Automated License Plate Readers in 2020