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Opinion:  Give Consumers Back Their Power Over Data Breaches

Opinion: Give Consumers Back Their Power Over Data Breaches

The downside to the convenience online technology offers comes from information we share. The digital world is littered with online traps that make us vulnerable to data breaches that could compromise our most sensitive information — or worse. That’s why I am asking you to vote YES on Proposition 24 – to help consumers take back control of our own data, and provide enforcement against data breaches …

Opinion: Protect your privacy rights by voting yes on California’s Prop. 24

Opinion: Protect your privacy rights by voting yes on California’s Prop. 24

A new initiative, Proposition 24, would help address significant problems with the law’s implementation and enforcement, and we urge consumers to vote “yes.” These proposed reforms would close some of the worst loopholes that companies have exploited to deny consumers’ opt-out requests, better ensuring that consumers can exercise their privacy rights …

Proposition 24 puts power back in the hands of consumers

Proposition 24 puts power back in the hands of consumers

One of the most important decisions Californian voters have will not be concerning who gets voted into office. Instead, it will be a vote on a ballot proposition concerning the future of privacy in the digital era. Proposition 24 is a monumental leap forward in securing desperately needed privacy regulations on tech and data firms that ultimately places power back in the hands of consumers — and the people …

Our Election Recommendations:  Yes on Prop 24

Our Election Recommendations: Yes on Prop 24

Prop. 24 – Yes … Prop. 24 is intended to strengthen the 2018 law by clarifying some provisions and making enforcement easier through the creation of a new state agency, while reducing the number of businesses that are affected …

Tech on the Ballot

Tech on the Ballot

The key question will be the federal baseline and whether it will preempt California’s. Whatever happens, the battle will move to Washington, D.C. If [Prop 24] CPRA passes, the baseline for privacy protections will have been raised significantly …

¿Qué es la Propuesta 24?

¿Qué es la Propuesta 24?

Las empresas más grandes del mundo recopilan información profundamente personal y privada sobre todos nosotros. La información se comparte y se vende sin muchas restricciones y, con frecuencia, ni siquiera se mantienen a salvo. La Proposición 24 permite a los residentes de California recuperar el control sobre su información personal …

Our Election Recommendations:  Yes on Prop 24

Our Election Recommendations: Yes on Prop 24

Vote Yes … Prop. 24 is intended to strengthen the 2018 law by clarifying some provisions and making enforcement easier through the creation of a new state agency, while reducing the number of businesses that are affected …

Prop 24 Would Help Revitalize California’s Economy

Prop 24 Would Help Revitalize California’s Economy

[Prop 24] is a solution that creates a strong baseline and would establish privacy rights in a robust fashion. It could also help revitalize cross-Atlantic commerce by harmonizing US and EU consumer privacy standards while also giving a much-needed lift to California’s economy …

Opinion: Prop. 24 will allow Californians to regain privacy rights

Opinion: Prop. 24 will allow Californians to regain privacy rights

[With Prop 24] Californians will be able to stop companies from tracking their locations and behavior or use sensitive personal information such health, race and sexual orientation. It establishes rights to object to automated processing and to know about and contest algorithmic profiling, and it includes provisions for its continuous fortification against the assaults of tech lobbyists. … Now it is California’s turn to lead on behalf of our digital century. Prop. 24 answers this call …

Privacy needs a reboot, and California’s new initiative might just provide it

Privacy needs a reboot, and California’s new initiative might just provide it

Having watched the internet industry wrestle with the question of privacy from the infancy of the World Wide Web and repeatedly fail to achieve anything close to adequate self-regulation, I’m inclined to think something like Prop. 24 and its counterpart in Europe, the General Data Protection Regulation, are necessary …

Election Guide 2020:  Yes on Prop 24

Election Guide 2020: Yes on Prop 24

Importantly, it [Prop 24] will permit changes through the legislature (instead of voters) to further improve the law as long as they are consistent with the goal of increasing data privacy …

Prop. 24 would toughen internet privacy protections

Prop. 24 would toughen internet privacy protections

Prop. 24 would [give] each consumer power to stop companies from tracking them precisely, allowing you to forbid the sale of information on things like how often you visit a gym or McDonald’s, your health insurance claims, and much more unless you explicitly give permission …

The CPRA Will Bring New Rights, Responsibilities and Regulators to California Data Privacy Law

The CPRA Will Bring New Rights, Responsibilities and Regulators to California Data Privacy Law

Like the GDPR, the CPRA would grant consumers the right to correct inaccurate personal information. Upon a verifiable consumer request, businesses would be required to use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the inaccurate personal information about a California resident. The CPRA also follows the GDPR’s lead in introducing data minimization on a larger scale …

Andrew Yang: If CPRA Passes, ‘It’ll Sweep The Country’

Andrew Yang: If CPRA Passes, ‘It’ll Sweep The Country’

“California voters really want this. … Many of the tech companies don’t like it, but they’re just, like, ‘I don’t know if we’re going to fight this one in time, because it’s hard to fight something that’s so clearly pro-consumer. If this thing passes in November, and I believe it will, it’ll sweep the country.” …