California Attorney General Crowdsources Privacy Policing to Consumers
In case you missed it, the California Office of the Attorney General (CA OAG) recently released an online tool that empowers consumers to report websites, mobile applications, and other online services that are in violation of the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), a California law that requires website operators that collect personal information from consumers in California to post privacy policies to notify users about their online privacy practices. Given the fact that most online services collect information from California residents, the law has widespread impact.
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