Five new bills threaten California’s privacy act, experts say

StateScoop: Five digital privacy bills are up for consideration in the California Senate’s judiciary committee on Tuesday that would drastically alter the California Consumer Privacy Act. The new legislation could reverse many of the measures improving security of consumers’ personal data under the landmark privacy bill, which is set to go live in 2020.

The bills — AB 1416, AB 25, AB 873, AB 846 and AB 1564 — are intended to repeal and amend much of the CCPA, which set a new standard for consumer data protection after being signed into law last June.

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