With the introduction of the California’s new data privacy law comes a wave of possibility that similar regulations will quickly spread throughout the U.S. Modeled after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to a report by MIT Technology Review, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) aims to protect residents from the threat of data breaches.
As the rest of the U.S. stands by and watches, California has become the leader that many other states will soon follow. This enactment of this law makes it possible for the U.S. to take a strong stance on data protection for online users and provide them the security they are looking for when using the web.
Thirteen members of Forbes Technology Council weigh in on the new California data privacy law and what it suggests about the larger data privacy landscape. Here’s what they had to say:
1. Privacy Movement Will Spread Quickly
California's recent passing....