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Privacy California Lawmakers Pass Only Minor Changes to Privacy Measure

California legislators adjourned for the year on Friday without watering down a sweeping privacy law set to take effect in January, although they passed a handful of amendments intended to clarify ...

Privacy The results are in… and California’s GDPR-ish digital privacy law has survived onslaught by Google and friends

That GDPR-like law gives the state’s 40 million inhabitants the right to demand and delete private information and it applies to any company that holds data on more than 50,000 people, with each ...

Privacy California lawmaker pushing to narrow landmark digital privacy law is married to Ring surveillance doorbell executive

California's pioneering Consumer Privacy Act, which gives Californians new and robust digital privacy rights, is set to take effect Jan. 1, and the tech industry is lobbying to narrow its scope ...

Privacy Editorial: California gun laws are helping lower suicide rate

Three gun safety laws already in place in California could help reduce firearm suicides nationwide: • Waiting periods: Congress should pass federal legislation requiring a 10-day waiting period for...

Privacy California lawmaker trying to weaken privacy law is married to Ring executive

SACRAMENTO — A California lawmaker behind an industry-backed bill to narrow the state's landmark Privacy Act is married to a top executive at Ring, the Amazon-owned tech company in the thick of a ...

Privacy How Changes to California's Data-Privacy Rules Would Affect Employers

Credit: Jason Doiy/ Recorder State lawmakers have sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom what will likely be the final amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act before the landmark data-privacy bill...

Privacy California Data-Privacy Law Survives Bids to Weaken It

Facebook’s data center in Pineville, Oregon. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) – A landmark California law that will alter the way internet giants like Google and Facebook collect and deploy user data has ...

Privacy California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons

The California state legislature voted Wednesday to ban for-profit private prisons, including some facilities used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill, which must be signed into...

Privacy Push for tougher laws wanes following California admissions scandal

But private colleges successfully lobbied against one bill while ... Soares said its member colleges will work to uphold the new policy if the bill becomes law. She said she was happy that the ...

Privacy Key lawmaker in California Privacy Act debate is married to Ring executive

A review of economic interest disclosure forms on the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee, on which Irwin serves, showed that Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear Lake) held between...

Privacy The Music Biz Will Flee California If The New ‘Gig Law’ Sticks, Warn Artist and Label Groups

Curiously, many kinds of workers were granted exemptions from the new law, including insurance brokers, doctors, dentists, lawyers, architects, engineers, private investigators, accountants, ...

Privacy California sees push on data privacy

Retailers, online advertisers, small businesses and groups representing employers are all seeking either exemptions or amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, which has set the ...

Privacy After California Vote, The NCAA Now Faces A Hobson’s Choice: Allow Athlete Endorsement Deals Or Risk Annihilation By Antitrust Law

Although some federal courts have granted broad latitude to the NCAA’s amateurism rules under federal antitrust laws, any attempt by the NCAA to ... be frowned on by the courts as an attempt by a ...

Privacy 5 steps to prepare your organization for the California Consumer Privacy Act

If you have experience with GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, you already know that achieving compliance is a rigorous process that requires a structured plan, diligence and time. Now, ...

Privacy Businesses Across the Board Scramble to Comply With California Data-Privacy Law

For Gap Inc., GPS -0.77% January 2020 will bring a lot more than just after-Christmas sales. Starting next year, all California residents will have the right to ask retailers, restaurants,...

Privacy What California’s New Data Privacy Law Means For You

That’s thanks to a new law going into effect Jan. 1, 2020, called the California Consumer Privacy Act. Targeted advertisements are commonplace on the internet, where human behaviors, preferences...

Privacy Judge Wants Defined Scope of Facial Challenge To California Labor Law

SANTA ANA, Calif. (CN) – A judge asked attorneys for a California trade group on Thursday to present further arguments on why a state law that empowers private citizens to file labor lawsuits...

Privacy California ends law that made it illegal to refuse to help a police officer

The law punished any “able-bodied person 18 years of age or older ... “There are situations in which a peace officer might look to private persons for assistance in matters of emergency or risks to...

Privacy Editorial: California must close loophole in vaccination law

But they shouldn’t stop the governor from signing SB 276. Pan’s law builds on his 2015 legislation that requires that children be vaccinated before they can attend public or private schools. Public...

Privacy Tech frets California’s privacy law

(The California Consumer Privacy Act — passed last summer under the threat of ... Pre-deposition deep-dive on all things 8chan: “The Toxic Online World Where Mass Shooters Thrive,” via WSJ. Libra ...