Calif. Senate OKs Greater Disclosure Of Online Tracking

Law360, San Diego (August 23, 2013, 9:34 PM ET) -- A privacy bill requiring operators of commercial websites and online services that collect personal information to disclose whether they honor Web browser “do-not-track” signals sailed through the California Senate on Thursday.

In a 37-0 vote, the state Senate approved A.B. 370, which is being carried by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, D-Torrance, and sponsored by California Attorney General Kamala Harris. Under the bill, privacy policies posted by website and online service operators would have to include how the operator responds to do-not-track signals, which give consumers the option...
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