The new year brings new privacy law issues in the U.S. On January 1, 2020 the California Consumer Privacy Act went into effect, but how may businesses interpret it and what does it mean for consumers in the rest of the United States? #privacylaw #NDLawIP https://t.co/x9dJrmWGNu— ND Program on IP & Technology Law (@NDLawIP) January 2, 2020
“What Does California’s New Data Privacy Law Mean? Nobody Agrees” https://t.co/UgdCXOj6No— overlawyered (@overlawyered) January 1, 2020
Millions of people in California are now seeing notices on many of the apps and websites they use. “Do Not Sell My Personal Information,” the notices may say, or just “Do Not Sell My Info.”
But what those messages mean depends on which company you ask.
Stopping the sale of personal data is just one of the new rights that people in California may exercise under a state privacy law that takes effect on Wednesday. Yet many of the new requirements are so novel that some companies disagree about how to comply with them.