Apple Win In Calif. High Court Spurs New Privacy Bill

Law360, New York (March 25, 2013, 3:10 PM EDT) -- A prominent California assemblyman announced legislation last week tightening restrictions on information retailers can collect from online credit card purchases in response to a recent state Supreme Court finding that California's credit card privacy law doesn't apply to online transactions.

Democrat Roger Dickinson, chairman of the California Assembly's Banking and Finance Committee, says AB 844 would limit the amount of information commercial Internet website operators can collect in connection with a credit or debit card transaction by prohibiting retailers from requiring anything other than a ZIP...
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