On July 1, 2020, the California State Attorney General (“AG”) began enforcement action against businesses that it believes have violated the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). In anticipation of the July 1 deadline, it was unclear how the AG would prioritize CCPA enforcement. It was thought that the AG would target the largest businesses for CCPA violations in order to set an example for those companies (large and small) that meet the CCPA thresholds. In reality, the AG has shown no discretion with respect to CCPA enforcement and has sent notices of alleged violation to a large swath of businesses that it believes have not complied with the CCPA.
What do these notices allege and how should you respond to them?[Read More]