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Additionally, the California Consumer official canada goose outlet Privacy Act doesn come into effect until January 1, 2020, and tech companies are already pressuring the legislature to water it down further. This hasn escaped Alistair Mactaggart attention, as Bloomberg reports:

is the risk that tech will now sneakily come in and eviscerate this law, Mactaggart says. want to stay involved to make sure we keep the gains we made. He considering putting together a group of engineers and technical experts to help the state attorney general put the law into effect and enforce it. AG is going to have canada goose jacket outlet uk to produce some very sophisticated granular rules for how this stuff gets implemented, and [the tech industry] is going to be lobbying the AG six ways to Sunday, he says.

Mactaggart also told Bloomberg that if the CCPA is weakened too significantly, he will consider another ballot initiative.

As the old saying goes, leads the nation. Regardless of the ultimate fate of the CCPA, now that California has decided to address consumers increasing demands for data privacy and security, enterprises canada goose outlet winnipeg address can expect similar legislation or even ballot initiatives in other states.

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