Confusion In Calif. Privacy Act's Anti-Discrimination Rule

By Grant Davis-Denny (September 5, 2018, 1:49 PM EDT) -- A unique feature of the California Consumer Privacy Act is its provision that expressly prohibits businesses from discriminating against California residents who exercise their new rights created by the CCPA. This article discusses the anti-discrimination provision, its exceptions, and a number of concerns with the provision and its exceptions.

Background on the CCPA's Anti-Discrimination Provision

For readers unfamiliar with the CCPA, you can find an overview of the law and some of its more difficult-to-interpret provisions here. For present purposes, it is sufficient to know that the CCPA grants California residents sweeping new data privacy rights found nowhere else in the...

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