California’s new privacy law could create haves and have-nots
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In other voting news, Californians this week passed Proposition 24, a new law designed to improve on one passed in 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA. The updated version lets people request that companies not share their data, in addition to not selling it. It also creates an enforcement agency for compliance to be set up by 2023. Like Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, California’s privacy law has the potential to set rules of the road throughout the U.S. But a number of surprising groups opposed it, including the ACLU of Northern California and the advocacy group Color of Change, because they said it could create data privacy inequality. Molly speaks with Jessica Lee, a partner with the law firm Loeb & Loeb.
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