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How the CPRA Law Overhauls and Updates the CCPA

As readers know, on November 3, 2020, California State voters passed Proposition 24, better known as the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”). The CPRA significantly changes California’s privacy landscape, which was still developing after the recent enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”). While the CPRA’s history mirrors that of the CCPA, …

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The New CCPA has Passed in to Law. Now When Does it Take Effect?

Since 2018, businesses have been working diligently to hit the ever-moving target of California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) compliance. Just as the California Attorney General had begun CCPA enforcement, the State has now voted to approve Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), to create what amounts to a new CCPA. Like the CCPA, …

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I Received a CCPA Enforcement Notice! How do I Respond?

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 …

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Voters Approve Amendment to CCPA Law

Californians took to the polls last week and decisively voted to approve Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act, an amendment to the recently-enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). The amendments to CCPA law are expected to strengthen protections to what is already the foremost data privacy law in the Country.

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CCPA Opt-Out Changed?

On October 12, 2020, the California Department of Justice released a third set of proposed modifications to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations. The CCPA regulations had been approved by the California Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) and made effective on August 14, 2020. This third set of modifications provides additional clarification on: 1) …

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CCPA Amendment Passes, Creating New HIPAA-related Exceptions

On September 25, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 713 (the “Amendment”) into law, amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to implement exceptions related to consumer health data. Specifically, the CCPA amendment addresses inconsistencies between data protection afforded under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and the CCPA, respectively. …

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Clarifying the $25 Million Threshold in the Final CCPA Regulations

On August 14, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) approved the California Department of Justice’s final California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations and filed them with the California Secretary of State. Prior to approval, some businesses were uncertain as to whether the $25 million revenue threshold was related to revenue generated only from California …

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CCPA 2.0 on California’s November Ballot

Although it feels just like yesterday that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) went into effect (it was January 1, 2020), California may be at it again. After securing 931,000 signatures from California State residents, the privacy-right activist group, Californians for Consumer Privacy, has qualified yet another privacy bill for the November 3, 2020 ballot. …

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