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Promising 'Bellwether' or Utter Failure? California Passes Landmark Privacy Law for Online Data


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Promising 'Bellwether' or Utter Failure? California Passes Landmark Privacy Law for Online Data

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

While some critics worry the legislation doesn't nearly go far enough, other observers are saying "California could be the bellwether for the privacy movement" after the state legislature on Thursday unanimously passed and Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the nation's toughest digital privacy rules.


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Sorry, I have to go with utter failure. It’s bad enough lobbyists muck up every piece of legislation in this country, when did it become a requirement to have a rich a-hole to sign off on it to pass ?