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California Jumps Out in Front (Again) On Data Privacy – Here's How

WRAL TechWire

  • November 09, 2022

Steve Britt and Sarah Hutchins co-authored an article in WRAL TechWire about the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA). This article is the third of a five-part series on data privacy law to bring some clarity to one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of technology law.

"The expansive powers of the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) should not be overlooked, especially since CCPA has already been the subject of four rounds of Attorney General regulations, in some cases imposing rules beyond what was provided in the statute," they wrote. "Also, California’s private cause of action and, in certain other jurisdictions, the possibility of litigation under data breach laws has exponentially increased the risks relating to data management."

"The complexity of CCPA, as amended by CPRA, already rivals GDPR but both California and the European Union have expressed the goal of working together on cross-border transfer restrictions and an array of other EU initiatives," they continued. "Meanwhile, as we will see in our next article, other US states are taking their cues from California."

You can read the full article here: California jumps out in front (again) on data privacy – here’s how

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