The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), that was signed into law in 2018, went into effect from January 1, 2020. It “creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses”. The law mandates businesses to comply with certain obligations regarding consumer access to data and gives California residents more control over their data. California is the fifth-largest economy in the world and home to a lot of businesses that monetize on personal data according to an impact assessment report by the California state attorney general. The state law will protect over $12 billion worth of personal data used for advertising in California each year. While the law applies to both online and offline businesses, the impact assessment report estimates that there are around 35 million internet users in…
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