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Prop 24 passes in California, will change data privacy law

First-day returns in California showed voters firmly approving to change their state’s current data privacy law—which already guarantees certain privacy protections that many states do not—through the passage of Prop 24. As of the morning of November 4, according to The Sacramento Bee, 56.1 percent of California voters said “Yes” to Prop 24. At that time,
Publish At:2020-11-05 13:53 | Read:524 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy California Consumer Privacy Act California Privacy R

California’s Prop 24 splits data privacy supporters

California’s data privacy house is divided. On the Golden State’s November ballot this year is the question as to whether to amend California’s barely-two-year-old data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act. Far from the first attempt to change the fledgling law, Proposition 24 sets itself apart because its primary backer is the same man who us
Publish At:2020-10-30 13:35 | Read:327 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news "sensitive personal information" ACLU of N

Data privacy law updates eyed by Singapore

In early 2019, Singapore’s data privacy regulators proposed that the country’s data privacy law could use two new updates—a data breach notification requirement and a right of data portability for the country’s residents. The proposed additions are commonplace in several data privacy laws around the world, including, most notably, the European Union Gene
Publish At:2020-05-18 13:42 | Read:775 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malwarebytes news Privacy California California Consumer Pri

GDPR: An impact around the world

A little more than one month after the European Union enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to extend new data privacy rights to its people, the governor of California signed a separate, sweeping data protection law that borrowed several ideas from GDPR, sparking a torch in a legislative data privacy trend that has now spanned at least 10 cou
Publish At:2020-04-01 17:18 | Read:1332 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Malwarebytes news Privacy Security world Argentin

Washington Privacy Act welcomed by corporate and nonprofit actors

The steady parade of US data privacy legislation continued last month in Washington with the introduction of an improved bill that would grant state residents the rights to access, control, delete, and port their data, as well as opting out of data sales. The bill, called the Washington Privacy Act, also improves upon its earlier 2019 version, providing
Publish At:2020-02-04 16:50 | Read:3337 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy 2019 Washington Privacy Act 2020 Washington Privacy

Data Privacy Day 2020: 4 Ways to Protect Your Data

Data Privacy Day 2020: 4 Ways to Protect Your Data January 28th, 2020 No Comments Data Privacy, Data Protection, Online Privacy With the rollout of the California Consumer Privacy Act this month, many people wonder what data protection means, and wh
Publish At:2020-01-28 10:05 | Read:1346 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Privacy Data Protection Online Privacy california consu

Online privacy in 2019: a legislative review

For decades, the United States treated data privacy like an aging home, patching individual leaks and drafts only when a new storm hit. The country passed a law protecting healthcare-related information, and not much else. It then passed a law protecting video rental information, and not much else. It continued this way, repeatedly passing sector-specific la
Publish At:2019-12-23 16:50 | Read:12334 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy ACCESS Act California Consumer Privacy Act comprehen

Insurance data security laws skirt political turmoil

Across the United States, a unique approach to lawmaking has proved radically successful in making data security stronger for one industry—insurance providers. The singular approach has entirely sidestepped the prolonged, political arguments that have become commonplace when trying to pass federal and state data privacy laws today. In California, for
Publish At:2019-09-25 23:20 | Read:2417 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Anthem California California Consumer Privacy Act CC

CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Last week, the chief executives of more than 50 mid- and large-sized companies urged Congress to pass a national data privacy law to regulate how companies collect, use, and share Americans’ data. Buried deep within the chief executives’ recommendations for such a law, presented as a policy framework for guidance, was a convenient proposal: Private indiv
Publish At:2019-09-20 11:20 | Read:1678 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Brave Brave browser Business Roundatble California C


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