With the enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), other state lawmakers are turning their attention from data breaches to data privacy. By California leading the charge, other states have a place to start with their own legislation. Some want to water it down, some want to strengthen it. How is each state defining its own legislation and how does that impact the companies that use this type of data?
States are working their version of CCPA and the impacts on companies touched by data privacy legislation. In particular, issues such as:
- The potential for Congress to implement a singular federal data privacy law
- Compliance challenges companies face with all data privacy measures
- Carrot or stick: Other data privacy concerns and options throughout the states