Manatt privacy and data security Partner Brandon Reilly discussed what privacy legislation might look like in states across the U.S. as many look to the California Consumer Privacy Act for direction with Daily Journal. Reilly told the publication that a broad private right of action is the one thing that has been consistently rejected by state lawmakers thus far. “I would say it’s the third rail of the debate about privacy legislation,” he added. Reilly also noted four key provisions that have shown up in many of the proposed laws around the country: a right to opt out, disclosure of what types of data a company has gathered about a person, the right to delete at least some of the data and the right to access the data a company keeps on a person.
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