New California Internet Rules Could Affect Businesses Nationwide

by Sam Dean | Jan 13, 2020   ()

A sweeping new law that aims to rewrite the rules of the internet in California is set to go into effect on Jan. 1.

Most businesses with a website and customers in California — which is to say most large businesses in the nation — must follow the new regime, which is supposed to make online life more transparent and less creepy for users.

The only problem: Nobody’s sure how the new rules work.

The California Consumer Privacy Act started from a simple premise: people should be able to know if companies sell their personal information, see what information companies have already collected on them, and have the option of quitting the whole system.

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Source: CPA Practice Advisor

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