Forbes Blog: What You Should Know About The New California Consumer Privacy Law

New Media Rights latest Forbes post is on the new California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 is a new privacy law that was quickly passed by the California legislature to avoid certain consequences of enacting a voter-approved state ballot initiative. While the law won’t go into effect for another 2 years, it is a significant shift in privacy law.

The article discusses some of the highlights and potential implications of the new law from an objective standpoint. “While broadly written to increase consumers’ right to control the way their private information is collected or used, the bill comes with consequences for any entity that does business using the internet (i.e., almost everyone).”

You can read “What You Should Know About The New California Consumer Privacy Law” at Check out other Forbes articles from New Media Rights here, including articles on topics like copyright, trademark, trade secrets, patents, music licenses, navigating a lawsuit (part 1 and 2), the importance of branding choices, and responsible enforcement of your rights (part 1 on copyright enforcement, part 2 on trademark enforcement, and part 3 on responding to defamation).


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