SB 561 Summary

Cal AG Offers Legislation Making CaCPA More Onerous and Expand Private Right of Action

Cal AG Offers Legislation Making CaCPA More Onerous On Monday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson today unveiled  Senate Bill 561 to amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA) passed last year in three critical respects as described in their joint press release: (1) Removes the Attorney General’s requirement to provide 30-day…

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Groups Call for Civil Rights Considerations in Privacy Legislation

As Congress gets set to begin hearings on privacy legislation, a coalition of civil rights and civil liberties groups released a letter to House and Senate Committee leaders with jurisdiction over privacy legislation “to ensure that civil rights retain a fundamental place in the ongoing online privacy debate, hearings, and legislation in your committees.” “Civil…

California Consumer Privacy Act

CaCPA as Amended: A Dozen Things to Know

(1) The Law Was Passed in Seven Days In May 2017, AB 375 (California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018) (“CaCPA”) passed the Assembly only to be placed on inactive status in September 2017. In the interim, San Francisco Bay area housing developer Alastair Mactaggart launched Californians for Consumer Privacy and qualified the CaCPA for the November 2018 ballot. …

Privacy is Everyone's Business

Internet Law Center is a Data Privacy Day Champion

  Internet Law Center Joins the National Cyber Security Alliance in Global Effort to Support Data Privacy Day by Becoming a 2019 Champion Each Jan. 28, Hundreds of Organizations and Individuals Collaborate to Generate Awareness About the Importance of Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust The Internet Law Center has announced its commitment to Data…

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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…

Joseph Jerome

CLA/TIP Monthly Call – Washington Tackles Privacy (Wed Nov. 14 at Noon PT)

The California Lawyers Association’s Intellectual Property Section, Technology, Internet & Privacy Subcommittee’s November Call is this Wednesday, November 14th at Noon Pacific Time. Dial-in number 855-520-7605 / Passcode 1211276419# Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions IP Institute Recap Part 2: Presentation Washington Tackes Privacy with Joseph Jerome Policy Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology (see biography below)…

Christopher Painter

CLBR #310 – Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter

Cyber Diplomacy Under Trump with Christopher Painter LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher Chris Painter is a globally recognized leader and expert on cybersecurity, cyber policy, Cyber Diplomacy and combatting cybercrime. He has been on the vanguard of US and international cyber issues for over twenty-five years—first as a leading federal prosecutor of…

President Trump with Brett Kavanaugh (who likes beer)

CLBR #308: What the Kavanaugh Nomination Means for Tech with EFF’s Camille Fischer

What the Kavanaugh Nomination Means for Tech with EFF’s Camille Fischer LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK The Senate will begin hearings on D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court immediately after Labor Day.  The nomination is mired in controversy after Republicans insisted in 2016 that it was…

Senator Mark Warner

Senator Warner Outlines Options for Regulating Big Tech

The Russian’s use of social media platforms to influence the 2016 election and the fallout from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal has triggered calls for regulation of the tech sector, but with no proposals emerging. Earlier this month, former acting-Commerce Secretary Cameron Kerry called for reviving the Obama-era Privacy Bill of Rights. Enter Senate Intelligence Committee…