Jul 202012
 July 20, 2012  Posted by  Featured News, Misc

Martyn Williams reports:

California’s top legal official has put the tech industry on notice that she intends to get tough on digital privacy.

Attorney General Kamala Harris said Thursday she is forming a new group within the state’s Justice Department, the Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit, to oversee privacy issues and prosecute companies that run afoul of the state’s strict privacy laws.

The new unit’s impact could extend beyond California, because it will police not just companies based in the state but all companies that do business there.

 Read more on Computerworld.  The AG’s press release can be found here.

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