California's New Privacy Law Is Off To A Rocky Start
TechCrunch, February 8th, 2020
February 8, 2020,
Volume 263, Issue 1

Privacy startups are trying to help. One got it wrong

"California's new privacy law was years in the making.

The law, California's Consumer Privacy Act - or CCPA - became law on January 1, allowing state residents to reclaim their right to access and control their personal data. Inspired by Europe's GDPR, the CCPA is the largest statewide privacy law change in a generation. The new law lets users request a copy of the data that tech companies have on them, delete the data when they no longer want a company to have it, and demand that their data isn't sold to third parties. All of this is much to the chagrin of the tech giants, some of which had spent millions to comply with the law and have many more millions set aside to deal with the anticipated influx of consumer data access requests.

But to say things are going well is a stretch..."

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