Calif. Privacy Bills To Inspire More Disclosure Rules

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 9:53 PM EDT) -- Two privacy bills sitting on California Gov. Jerry Brown's desk would change the way companies disclose their online tracking and data breaches rather than forcing them to adopt new practices, a more palatable model that attorneys say is likely to appeal to other U.S. lawmakers.

On Sept. 4, California lawmakers sent to the governor Senate Bill 46, which would extend data breach notification requirements for companies that hold consumer data to cover passwords and other login information. The move came a little over a week after...
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