California currently leads the country in considering data privacy and the steps that should be taken to protect it. Two recent laws stand out – The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020. Here I’d like to make an effort to provide an explanation of how the two acts work together.
Many of the privacy issues we talk about are pretty clear cut, but what about those that exist in the grey area between customer service and customer protection? The following are three scenarios I’ve recently pondered. What do you think?
Book review of ‘Privacy is Power: Why and How You Should Take Back Control of Your Data’ by Carissa Véliz (Penguin: 2020).
What is Elsevier and Springer Nature’s SNSI? This post will discuss the publisher-led Scholarly Networks Security Initiative, which was allegedly introduced to combat cybercrime in the scholarly content field.
The California Consumer Privacy Act has added a new level of protection for California consumers – including library users — but it’s still young. This series will track one library’s exploration of how well its vendors comply with the new laws.