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Prop 24 Week in Review (Week of 9/14)

Prop 24 Week in Review (Week of 9/14)

As we get under 50 days before the election, things are heating up as campaigns across the Nation and States ramp up. This is also true of California Proposition 24 — the California Privacy Rights Act — as the momentum behind Prop 24 continues to grow. LA Times...

Prop 24 and Small Business

Prop 24 and Small Business

Opponents of Prop 24 will make blanket claims that Prop 24 hurts small businesses.  That is not a true statement, as frankly the vast majority of small businesses would not have to comply with the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) if Prop 24 passes this November. ...

Who is the Main Proponent of Prop 24?

Who is the Main Proponent of Prop 24?

We have been talking so much on this blog about how Prop 24 can better protect our kids’ online privacy, reduce Identity theft, and give you the important privacy rights to take back control over your personal data …. that we just realized we have not properly...

LA Times is a Yes on Privacy

LA Times is a Yes on Privacy

Today the LA Time Editorial Board endorsed California Proposition 24 in an editorial entitled:  “Endorsement: Yes on Prop. 24. It’s not perfect, but it would improve online privacy.”  We are pleased that the newspaper with the largest circulation in...

Andrew Yang On Why You Should Vote Yes on Prop 24

Andrew Yang On Why You Should Vote Yes on Prop 24

Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang is a big supporter of California Proposition 24, and he has recently been talking to the media about why he is so passionate about Prop 24 turning into law. One key reason is that he believes that if Californians...

Should We Wait for a National Privacy Law?

Should We Wait for a National Privacy Law?

You might be asking should we not wait until Congress passes a Federal privacy law vs. us Californians voting for a law this November in the form of Prop 24?  In this blog post we will tell you why we really need a State law here in California, and that Prop 24...

How Should I Vote on Prop 24?

How Should I Vote on Prop 24?

That’s a question that probably some of you are asking as you as a Californian look to cast your vote this November.  In this blog post we will give you some “food for thought” on why you should Vote Yes for Prop 24.  Or you can simply watch this 1 minute...

How Prop 24 Can Limit Businesses from Tracking Your Geolocation

How Prop 24 Can Limit Businesses from Tracking Your Geolocation

A ride sharing app should know exactly where you are at so it can pick you up at the right location.  But what if that ride sharing app then sold your location to other businesses to do whatever they want with your location?  You may say no big deal, what’s...

How Prop 24 Further Protects Californians from Identity Theft

How Prop 24 Further Protects Californians from Identity Theft

Cybersecurity is not only a national security issue given recent attacks on our election system and critical infrastructure by nation states and organized crime, but increasingly a kitchen table issue for us Californians. We must grapple with the impact of our...

Our Growing List of Supporters

Our Growing List of Supporters

Each day Prop 24 is gaining more and more supporters from groups and individuals who want to strengthen California privacy rights, protect kids’ online privacy rights, and hold big corporations accountable when they violate our fundamental privacy rights. Below is a...

How Prop 24 Protects Kids’ Online Privacy

How Prop 24 Protects Kids’ Online Privacy

Just in the last two years, we’ve seen continued violations of children’s privacy, including this record fine paid by Google/YouTube.  Our children’s privacy MUST be respected, and Prop 24 provides these important rights to protect kids. In this blog post we will...

A Look at the New Privacy Rights that Prop 24 Delivers

A Look at the New Privacy Rights that Prop 24 Delivers

The reality is that Prop 24 — also known as the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) — gives Californians a whole host of new privacy rights.  In fact, if passed, Prop 24 will give Californians the most comprehensive data protection and privacy law in the United...

How Prop 24 Embraces and Extends the California Consumer Privacy Act

How Prop 24 Embraces and Extends the California Consumer Privacy Act

As readers of this blog will know, Prop 24 is the California Privacy Rights Act (aka the “CPRA) and it represents “Version 2” of the current law called the California Consumer Privacy Act (aka the “CCPA”).   In this short blog post we will discuss how Prop 24...

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