California Consumer Privacy Act

California AG leads call for federal data privacy 'floor, not ceiling'

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The potential creation of federal data privacy law ‘ceiling’ sparked concern among state attorneys general.

Former FTC technologist to lead California's new privacy regulator

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Ashkan Soltani, who worked for the FTC during the Obama administration, will lead the new California Privacy Protection Agency, created last year to enforce the state's data-privacy laws.

California's privacy act to remain when AG Becerra leaves, experts say

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Though California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will soon leave his post to join Biden's Cabinet, the state's landmark privacy policy will remain.

California AG proposes regulations to help businesses comply with new privacy law

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With less than three months before California's sweeping data privacy law takes effect, Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued five regulations designed to help businesses navigate the new rules.

Five new bills threaten California's privacy act, experts say

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Watchdogs say new legislation would reverse or weaken various consumer protections under a landmark online privacy law set to go active next year.

Without federal action on data privacy, states forge ahead on their own

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A patchwork of internet privacy regulations is emerging as more states consider personal data protections demanded by the public.

On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead

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As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.

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