Will the US Adopt a National Privacy Law? | The CYDigital Blog | Scoop.it
Recently, however, the industry has started to rethink that view. As abuses of data by major tech companies have come to light, Silicon Valley leaders have come to fear that data privacy legislation may be inevitable and have moved from a posture of opposing all legislation to seeking to shape the new regime. At the same time, the nation's first state-level generally applicable data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), is scheduled to take effect in 2020. Several other states have proposed similar data privacy laws, causing businesses to grapple with the fact that they may shortly need to comply with a patchwork of complicated and conflicting state-level regulations.