Privacy advocates and consumers in California are delighted by the news Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the Delete Act, also known as Senate Bill 362, into law. The new law requires all data brokers to register with the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA), which will establish an easy and free mechanism for processing deletion requests. The rights afforded under the law mean that Californians can request all data brokers in the state delete their personal information through a single page rather than having to file individual requests with each company. The law also imposes fines or penalties on data brokers who fail to comply with these requirements.
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