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Californians Pass Proposition 24 to Expand Nation’s Toughest Data Privacy Law
Proposition 24 will create a new state agency to enforce the Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
Prop. 24 Asks: Should We Expand California Consumer Privacy Laws? (Transcript)
Proposition 24 would expand California's privacy laws, including the creation of a new state agency to regulate how companies collect and use consumer data.
Election 2020: Proposition 24 and the Debate Over Online Privacy Protections
In 2018, state lawmakers passed the California Consumer Privacy Act, a landmark bill aimed at protecting consumers and their digital data. The law took effect earlier this year and allows consumers to tell companies not to sell their personal information, among other protections. Now, Proposition 24 wants to take protections even further than those outlined in the existing law. But consumer advocates are divided on the measure. While all are in favor of protecting consumer privacy, there’s disagreement over the best strategy. We'll take up the debate and unpack what a "yes" or "no" vote would mean.
As Winds Pick Up, Firefighters Brace for ‘Tough 24 Hours Ahead’ in Glass Fire Battle
Despite slow but steady progress containing the Glass Fire burning in wine country, firefighters scrambled to secure containment lines ahead of a red flag warning Thursday.
How to Make It Harder for Malware to Shut You Down
For 18 days before the ransomware attack actually commenced, the implanted malware sat dormant in KQED’s computer system. It was probably sniffing out usernames and associated passwords—plus the systems each unlocked. Eventually, the malware got hold of an account with the ability to enter anywhere and do anything, called a domain admin account. That allowed