Tag: Privacy

The First Privacy Agency

There is never a dull moment in the world of privacy policy. An online presence is fundamental to commerce and entertainment in our society...

Policy Briefing – Consumer Privacy and Innovation

(January 15, 2021) Moderated by Shoeb Mohammed, CalChamber policy advocate, the briefing featured presentations by experts on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the...

What You Need to Know – CCPA Regulations

On August 14, 2020, the Attorney General’s California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Regulations were approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and immediately...

Conversations in Cybersecurity: Foreign Surveillance in America

You’ve seen it in the news. You’ve heard it from your politicians. You’ve listened to your family talk about it at the dinner table....
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CPRA: If You Buy an Elephant, You’ll Also Have to Feed It

Imagine if COVID-19 never happened and I asked you whether California could afford a new multimillion dollar enforcement agency, would you agree? Now imagine...

Amid COVID-19, Businesses Ask Attorney General for More Time to Comply with Unfinished CCPA...

While Californians struggle to shoulder the economic impacts of COVID-19, business owners are being asked to spend money and resources on compliance with new...

Privacy Act Rules: Business Needs More Time to Comply

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the Attorney General to delay the enforcement date for regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Businesses to Attorney General: “We Need More Time!”

Business owners are growing anxious about the timeline to comply with new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) regulations – for good reason. CCPA requires...

Initial Draft Regulations for Privacy Act Create Concerns for Businesses

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on January 1, 2020. California businesses appreciate the intent of the CCPA to help consumers protect...

New Privacy Initiative Aimed at November Ballot

A new consumer data privacy initiative backed by the proponent of the measure that led to adoption of the state’s broad privacy law will...

Update on Key Bills Affecting California Employers

The California Legislature has one final month to pass bills to the Governor before going on recess for the rest of the year. In this...

Future of State Privacy Act Uncertain as Reasonable Cleanup Bills Thwarted

Sure, California was the first state in the nation to pass a massive privacy bill, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).  But how can...

Revenue Boost Calls Into Question Motivation for New Taxes; A Conversation with Dan Walters

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg discusses California’s revenue surge and continued calls for new taxes with longtime...
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Reasonable CCPA Clean-Up Bills Thwarted – Future of the CCPA is Uncertain

Sure, California was the first state in the nation to pass a massive privacy bill, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). But how can...
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Stayin’ Alive – Privacy Bills

Well, you can tell by the way we worked these privacy bills – we walked the halls and made time to talk – to...

New Podcast Features Discussion of Legislative Changes Needed to Fix Privacy Law

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a sweeping privacy law that applies to businesses of all sizes across almost every industry.  Up on...
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Will the Real Data Regulator Please Stand Up? PLEASE stand up?!

California just passed the most robust data protection law in the country last year.  Among other things, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) provides...

CalChamber Responds to Introduction of SB 561 (Jackson); Bill Proposes to Add Significant Costs...

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to introduction of SB 561 (Jackson): “The goal of the...

What’s the 411: – Capitol Insider

What is an informational hearing? What is its purpose? Why does the Legislature have these hearings? Informational hearings are a useful way to educate...

Assembly Committee to Hold Hearing on Privacy Act Today

California Chamber of Commerce Policy Advocate Sarah Boot will address the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee today at an informational hearing to discuss...