California lawmakers Thursday blocked expansion of data privacy law handing a victory to the tech industry collection, storage and use of consumer information.
The proposed expansion would have given customers the right to know what data companies were collecting from them as well as the right to delete and restrict the sell of information.
The states Attorney General Xavier Becerra along with privacy advocates have called on legislators to do more this year to provide the public a right to sue companies over violations of the law as well as to toughen how the state enforces its provisions.
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