With the passage of Proposition 24 (aka the California Privacy Rights Act aka the CPRA aka “V2” of the California Consumer Privacy Act), the California Privacy Protection Agency (PPA) was created. Designed to be an “independent watchdog” for protecting consumer privacy, the mission of the PPA per Prop 24 is…


Big Tech companies often have snappy mottos such as “Don’t be Evil” and “Do the Right Thing.” Given the massive influence on the electorate and our democracy that popular social media and internet search products have, we should probably not blindly assume that these online platform providers are always living…


As Marc Andreessen noted in 2011, software is eating the world. Data is the fuel that feeds software, including the digital exhaust that each person creates as they interact with web sites and services.

The collection and processing of personal data as well as the translation of that information into…


In the past I have done a deep dive on California’s Data Breach Notification Law and called for specific enhancements to it. I have also banged the drum for a while now for a national data breach law. Considering the recent SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline attacks there is finally some…


Below is a proposal to enhance and better align the California Data Broker Registry Law with the California Privacy Rights Act. I first provide a background on the why and what should be done to the Data Broker Registry Law and then provide the proposed edits to the law itself.

Source: https://oag.ca.gov/data-brokers

Background


As another example of the great content found in the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Resource Center that I contributed to, below is a reproduced article from the CPRA Resource Center that provides a section-by-section summary of the CPRA. …


As a highlight to the great content in the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Resource Center that I helped contribute to, here is the content from the Resource Center regarding the timeline for the rollout of the CPRA.

· December 11th, 2020: Election Certified. Under Article II, Section 10(a) of…


Over the last few weeks, I have been working with Alastair Mactaggart on a “Resource Center” for the California Privacy Rights Act (aka the “CPRA” which was enacted into law with the passage of Proposition 24). Alastair is the Chairperson of Californians for Consumer Privacy (“CCP”) and was the main…


California Proposition 24 (aka the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 or CPRA) provides additional rights to consumers (e.g. right to correct personal data, limit use of sensitive personal information such as geolocation data, etc.), adds additional obligations to businesses to better protect consumers’ personal data (e.g. data protection impact…

Tom Kemp

CEO. Co-founded/co-built @Centrify, Idaptive & NetIQ. Board of @DreamCatchersCA. I blog on #Privacy and #Security at http://tomkemp.blog & tweet at @TomKemp00.

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