The perfect environment for predatory lawyers.
CaliforniaGlobe; The California Consumer Privacy Act took effect Jan. 1, 2020, with official enforcement by the California Attorney General to begin mid-year. The law is supposed to provide residents of California more control over data collected on them, but also provides trial attorneys many opportunities to target businesses.
The authors of AB 375 agreed that the CCPA would need fixes, the Cal Chamber reported. Shortly after it passed, they designated SB 1121 (Dodd; D-Napa) as the vehicle for immediate cleanup of AB 375 and committed to work on bigger problems with the bill during the 2019 session.
The law was modeled after a similar overarching law adopted by the European Union in May 2018, and appears to be a tremendous expensive and time-consuming burden on businesses of all sizes, but particularly small and medium sized businesses, giving attorneys predatory opportunities similar to California’s thriving ADA lawsuit business. read more