California’s Prop 24 splits data privacy supporters

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 15:15:00 +0000

Prop 24 in California has split the data privacy community, with major organizations both supporting and opposing the proposed changes to data privacy law.

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Online privacy in 2019: a legislative review

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 17:41:31 +0000

Americans enjoy no federal rights to access their data, correct their data, easily move their data from one company to another, or individually sue a company that invades their private lives online. Several US Senators want to change that.

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‘Data as property’ promises fix for privacy problems, but could deepen inequality

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Data property supporters in the US argue that, through data payments, Americans could rebalance the relationship they have with the technology industry, giving them more control over their data privacy and putting some extra money in their pockets. But the cost to privacy, some say, is too high.

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“Data as property” promises fix for privacy problems, but could deepen inequality

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:00:00 +0000

Data property supporters in the US argue that, through data payments, Americans could rebalance the relationship they have with the technology industry, giving them more control over their data privacy and putting some extra money in their pockets. But the cost to privacy, some say, is too high.

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CEOs offer their own view of a US data privacy law

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:54:43 +0000

Should this proposed privacy law come into effect, if a company violates that law, you, your neighbor, and your family do not have the right to sue them.

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Maine inches closer to shutting down ISP pay-for-privacy schemes

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Unlike a data privacy proposal in the US and a new data privacy law in California, the Maine data privacy bill aimed at Internet Service Providers (ISPs) explicitly shuts down any pay-for-privacy schemes.

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Will pay-for-privacy be the new normal?

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:04:22 +0000

As the US considers new data privacy laws, at least two new proposals include calls to exchange money for privacy—an unwelcome bargain for users. Before pay-for-privacy becomes law, privacy as a right should become industry practice.

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