Credit Card Privacy Bill Dies In Calif. Senate

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 2:51 PM EDT) -- A bill to tighten restrictions on information that retailers can collect from online credit card purchases died in the California Senate on Thursday, three months after the state Supreme Court ruled that the state's credit card privacy law doesn't apply to online transactions.

SB 383, sponsored by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, would have allowed online businesses to collect only a customer's ZIP code, phone number and other limited information to combat fraud or identity theft, according to the Consumer Federation of California, which backed the...
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