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California Data Broker Registration Requirements

California Data Broker Registration Requirements

January 16th, 2020 In September 2019, the California State Legislature passed Assembly Bill No. 1202 (“A.B. 1202”), amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). The amendment requires qualified businesses to register as data brokers with the California Attorney General on or before January 31, 2020. A.B. 1202 defines “Data Broker” as “a business that knowingly …

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Facebook Enters into Data Privacy Violation Settlement Agreement

On July 24, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) handed Facebook a $5 billion penalty for continuously misrepresenting to its users how it was sharing their personal data. The $5 billion penalty is the largest civil penalty imposed for a data privacy violation and puts companies on notice that the FTC is serious about how …

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