California voters will vote on Proposition 24, on whether to expand the groundbreaking privacy law that was passed just two yeras ago. Proposition 24, or the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, builds on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 which just took effect this year.
The new Global Privacy Control protocol is designed to let users tell websites not to sell their data.
The SAFE DATA Act is the latest attempt to pass a national privacy law, but it relies on notice-and-consent and does not apply to federal agencies.
A large coalition of privacy and civil liberty groups have sent a letter urging senators to oppose the EARN IT Act.
New rules from the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's took effect requiring office apps, social media platforms and online games specifically targeted at children to be designed with privacy in mind. Violators will be fined 4 percent of total revenue.