ILC Joins Privacy Professionals Calling for Changes to CalCPA

Internet Law Center founder Bennet Kelley joined 40 other privacy lawyers, professionals and professors in calling on the California legislature to enact major changes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CalCPA). The letter highlights six significant problems with the CCPA, including: The CCPA affects many businesses who never had a chance to explain the law’s…

Tech Industry Offers Privacy “Grand Bargain” Which Critics Claim Offers Little Protection

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a think tank supported by Google, Amazon and Facebook released a report calling for a “Grand Bargain” on a federal privacy law that it describes as a bold new privacy framework that expands and simplifies consumer data privacy rights, reduces compliance costs from existing state and federal regulations,…

CLA/TIP Monthly Call – The State of Net Neutrality (October 10th at Noon PT)

  Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions Part 2: Presentation The State of Net Neutrality with Ernesto Falcon, EFF Legislative Counsel (see biography below) With California’s Net Neutrality legislation signed into law and already subject to multiple court challenges, a pending Congressional Resolution to reverse the Federal Communication Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order and court challenges…

California Email Law Fails

California Assemblyman Ed Chau (D-Monterrey Park) has drawn a lot of attention this year.  The former IBM and Unisys computer engineer turned lawyer was the lead sponsor of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA). He also was the author of AB 2546 a bill that would substantially rewrite California’s existing anti-spam law, which apparently was…