Federal Data Privacy Preemption is Not Dead

Congress showed interest in the American Data Privacy and Protection Act last week, and California has sent another letter urging lawmakers to strike state preemption. With Congress still showing interest...

City of LA Must Stop Approving Digital Ad Contracts That Violate Privacy Laws

Today Consumer Watchdog called on the city’s new leadership to address a bus shelter contract approved by the City Council that tracks people’s location via digital ads on our public sidewalks.

New Financial Data Privacy Bill Gets Endorsement From…Wall Street

Welcome to the latest Truth in Privacy dispatch, Consumer Watchdog's tech and privacy newsletter. There is a new threat to financial data privacy, and it comes in the form of...

CA Privacy Board OKs Landmark Personal Data Regulations, Some Key Protections Left Out

Los Angeles, CA—After nearly a year of rulemaking and over 1,000 pages of public comments later, the country’s first dedicated data privacy agency on Friday approved regulations aimed at...

Landmark Privacy Law Will Take Effect Without Final Regulations

April is the earliest regulations will be done.

Privacy Board Walks Back Some Pro-Consumer Regulations, Nears CPRA Finalization

Welcome to the latest Truth in Privacy dispatch, Consumer Watchdog's tech and privacy newsletter. Two years since the passage of the voter-approved California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the board tasked...

Last-Minute Proposed Changes Could Weaken Landmark CA Privacy Rules

Los Angeles, CA—As California begins to finalize a groundbreaking privacy law this week, Consumer Watchdog is calling on the agency drafting regulations to tighten rules so users can take...

Privacy Groups Urge Pelosi to Halt Preemption of California Privacy Law

Los Angeles, CA -- Consumer Watchdog and a coalition of nonprofits opposed preemption of California’s landmark privacy law in a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today urging her to...

Consumer Watchdog Calls on State Privacy Board to Tighten Draft Regulations as Hearings Commence

Los Angeles, CA -- As a two-day comment period begins today over new privacy regulations, Consumer Watchdog is highlighting stringent rules for personal data use as well as red...

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