Boulder Partner David Zetoony was quoted Jan. 1 in Law360’s article “California Legislation and Regulation To Watch In 2020” on California’s landmark privacy statute, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which took effect Jan. 1. Businesses that have not responded to the CCPA by updating their data privacy and security practices in 2019 may face legal action. The new regulations grant consumers the right to know what personal data online businesses hold, and the ability to control whether that data should be deleted or sold. “California took a pretty big step,” Zetoony said. “This is not marginal legislation.”

 

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