All tagged CCPA

States Continue to Move Forward on Their Own Privacy and Security Laws: Nevada, Maine, and Oregon Are The Latest

As federal lawmakers consider national privacy legislation, states have moved to implement their own consumer privacy and data security laws. California has led the charge with the passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), a broad privacy law that regulates how certain businesses use personal information. On the heels of the CCPA, in September 2018, California also passed legislation addressing security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, SB 327.

Issue-spotting Federal Privacy Framework from Congressional Hearings

On February 26 and 27, commerce committees in the House and Senate convened the first consumer data privacy hearings of the 116th Congress. These hearings reflect a growing consensus on Capitol Hill that, in light of developments both in the states and overseas, a comprehensive federal privacy framework is becoming increasingly necessary to address an increasingly fragmented and incongruous patchwork of privacy regulation to the detriment of consumers and industry.