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POLITICO Q&A: Former 2020 contender Andrew Yang

POLITICO Q&A: Former 2020 contender Andrew Yang

It seems pretty clear to me that state legislatures are going to end up taking the lead, with California front and center. When I realized that there was an opportunity to have California help the U.S. catch up to global leaders in protecting people’s data and privacy rights, it was a no brainer for me to do everything I could to support it …

Prop 24 in a Minute: Consumer Privacy

Prop 24 in a Minute: Consumer Privacy

Prop 24 supports the creation of a California Privacy Protection Agency to enforce an expanded version of the state’s consumer data privacy law, allowing consumers to direct businesses to not share their personal information …

Californians deserve better data protection

Californians deserve better data protection

Proposition 24 would allow customers to tell businesses not to share data about them. It would also allow customers to opt-out of having their sensitive personal information sold or used for advertising, and provide a host of additional protections for minors …

Andrew Yang leads effort to pass Prop. 24

Andrew Yang leads effort to pass Prop. 24

Months after running a Presidential campaign focused on math, technology, and the rise of automation, businessman Andrew Yang spoke exclusively with FOX 11’s Elex Michaelson about data protection and his new role working to pass Proposition 24 …

CPRA, or CCPA 2.0

CPRA, or CCPA 2.0

CPRA will bring the California privacy laws closer to the GDPR. … The end result is something that is much simpler to read and process …

The California Privacy Rights Act, or “CCPA 2.0”: An Explainer

The California Privacy Rights Act, or “CCPA 2.0”: An Explainer

On November 3, 2020, Californians will vote on Proposition 24, a ballot measure that would create the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). If passed, the CPRA would expand the recently operative California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and move California’s privacy regime toward that of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) …

The California Privacy Rights Act — Is This Really Happening?

The California Privacy Rights Act — Is This Really Happening?

This ballot initiative effectively would amend the CCPA to impose additional privacy-related requirements on California businesses, and also make other substantive changes to the CCPA. While difficult to predict, it appears at this point that the initiative has a good chance of passing …

Proposition 24 would expand online privacy protections.

Proposition 24 would expand online privacy protections.

California has the strongest consumer privacy law in the country already, but Proposition 24 would strengthen it and create a new enforcement agency. The measure would let residents prevent businesses from sharing their personal information …

Rep. Khanna endorses CPRA ballot initiative

Rep. Khanna endorses CPRA ballot initiative

Californians for Consumer Privacy announced U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., offered his endorsement for the passage of the California Privacy Rights Act ballot initiative …

CCPA 2.0 Makes the Ballot!

CCPA 2.0 Makes the Ballot!

The CPRA will be on the ballot for the November 3 California Statewide General Election, and it appears to have garnered sufficient statewide support to become law …