California becomes first US state to establish a sole-purpose data-protection agency

26 Mar 2021 12:00 am

Duration: 19:35

It has happened: The California Privacy Protection Agency has become the first standalone privacy enforcer to be established in the United States. California Governor Gavin Newsom's appointment of five people to the board of the new agency has focused public attention on the CPPA’s role; it has also raised the prospect of other states following California’s lead and establishing their own privacy frameworks.

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