States Ponder Their Own Versions of California’s Still-Evolving Data Privacy Law

If imitation really is the sincerest form of flattery, then the people behind California’s strict new data privacy law should feel pretty good about themselves right now. But even as more than a dozen states look to impose their own version of the law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) itself is still hardly a settled matter.

According to Pam Greenberg of the National Conference of State Legislatures, which uses State Net bill tracking data, at least 15 states have active bills that impose comprehensive restrictions on the use of personal consumer data, “including name, online identifiers, email address, SSN, biometric information, passport number, etc.”

Read more in Capitol Journal.