18/03/2021

California DoJ

New CCPA regulations approved by Californian AG

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced the approval of additional regulations for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The regulations ban the use of "dark patterns" designed to inhibit residents' ability to opt-out of the sale of their personal data and provide businesses with the optional Privacy Options icon, a tool created by Carnegie Mellon University's Cylab and the University of Michigan's School of Information to communicate privacy choices to consumers.  The IAPP looks at how the new regulations aim to clarify business requirements, including the ones covering opt-out notice requirements and consumer privacy requests. Meanwhile, California state officials announced the names of the inaugural members of its privacy enforcement agency. 

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