California legislator introduces bill to regulate how Silicon Valley uses your data

Assemblymember Marc Levine, D-Marin County, on Monday introduced Assembly Bill 2182, which would create the California Data Protection Authority (CDPA) to regulate Californians’ personal data on the internet. All technology companies that serve Californians on the internet would be regulated by CPDA if the bill becomes law, according to Levine.

“We think users should know about software being manipulated by a company without consent,” said Levine. “This is nefarious and evil toward consumers they monetize from using their data.”

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