Calif. Privacy Act Will Increase Data Breach Liability
By Grant Davis-Denny and Alex Gorin (December 7, 2018, 5:31 PM EST) -- When the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, or CCPA, takes effect in 2020, it will usher in not only sweeping new data privacy requirements for businesses, but also a new statutory damages remedy that could significantly increase the importance of data security litigation for companies that conduct significant business in California.
In this piece we examine the statutory damages provision, as part of a series of articles on the CCPA (see "Confusion In Calif. Privacy Act's Anti-Discrimination Rule," "California's Consumer Privacy Act Vs. GDPR," "What Corporate Attys Should Know About Calif. Privacy Act," and "What To Remember About Calif.'s Right To...
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