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 July 23, 2011  Laws

Richard Chang reports:

With the enactment of stricter privacy regulations for library patrons in California, you need not worry about Googling “how to divorce your spouse” at the local library. Before the new law, your spouse could request and possibly obtain all your Internet records from the library.

Authored by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, the law was suggested by one of Simitian’s constituents through his annual “There Oughta Be A Law” contest. Cupertino resident and library law consultant Mary Minow proposed the law after hearing about an event in Florida.

Read more on the Ventura County Star

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