Companies lobby for changes to California’s consumer privacy law

Last year, the California legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act, which grants internet users the right to see the personal information that companies collect about them and stop it from being sold. The law applies only to residents of California, but privacy advocates hope it might serve as a model for other states or Congress and that it will eventually force the tech giants to change their practices with respect to consumer privacy.

Today, the Washington Post reports on an effort by tech companies, retailers, and other businesses to convince the legislature to revise the law before it goes into effect this coming January.

The article is here.

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