News About AB 375

 

Closely watched California privacy bill dies in final minutes of legislative session

Los Angeles Times | September 16, 2107

California lawmakers on Saturday shelved a bill that would have required Internet service providers such as Verizon, Comcast and AT&T to get permission from customers before using, selling or allowing access to their browser history.

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How ISPs Are Lying To Californians To Kill New Broadband Privacy Protections

Techdirt | July 19, 2017

When AT&T, Verizon and Comcast convinced lawmakers to kill broadband consumer privacy rules earlier this year, everybody in this chain of campaign-cash dysfunction got notably more than they bargained for.

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California takes on Trump again – on internet privacy rules

Sacramento Bee | July 18, 2017

California lawmakers want to go their own way after the Trump administration decided to relax privacy regulations for internet service providers, such as Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

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Press Release: California internet privacy legislation Clears Two Policy Committees

Assemblymember Ed Chau | July 18, 2017

Today, Assembly Bill 375 was approved by the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications on a 9-1 vote and the Senate Committee on Judiciary on 5-2 vote.

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California is facing a major battle over internet privacy

The Verge | July 15, 2017

When the Congress voted in March to overturn landmark FCC privacy rules, consumers and advocacy groups were incensed by the decision. 

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Democratic legislators take bold stands, except when they don’t

Sacramento Bee | July 9, 2017

In the coming days, the Democrats’ leftward slant will be tested on major bills affecting the powerful telecommunications industry, privacy rights and consumer protection.

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States consider limited internet service providers' access to user data

Chicago Tribune | July 6, 2017

Soon after President Donald Trump took office with a pledge to cut regulations, Republicans in Congress killed an Obama-era rule restricting how broadband companies may use customer data such as web browsing histories.

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Editorial: Protect online privacy in California

The Press Democrat | July 5, 2017

On health care, immigration, climate change and other issues, the Golden State has led the fight against misguided Trump administration policies. Now state lawmakers have a chance to add internet privacy to the list.

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Trump is letting companies spy on your children. Protect their internet privacy.

Sacramento Bee | July 5, 2017

With a stroke of a pen shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump reversed internet policies that were intended to keep broadband providers from infringing on your child’s privacy.

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State steps in to protect online privacy

The Reporter | July 4, 2017

Nearly three months after Congress struck down federal regulations that aimed to protect internet users from having their online activities secretly tracked and sold, state lawmakers are unveiling new legislation that would require companies to follow such rules in California.

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Trying to keep our internet data private

Modesto Bee | June 20, 2017

AT&T, Comcast and other internet service providers can continue to track every search you make and website you visit and sell that information to the highest bidder, under legislation recently signed by President Donald Trump.

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Trump took away your internet privacy. A CA legislator wants to give it back

Sacramento Bee | June 20, 2017

AT&T, Comcast and other internet service providers can continue to track every search you make and website you visit and sell that information to the highest bidder, under legislation recently signed by President Donald Trump.

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California bill aims to revive privacy rules that were killed by Trump and Congress

Los Angeles Times | June 19, 2017

Several months ago, President Trump signed into law a repeal of sweeping privacy regulations limiting what broadband providers can do with customer data. Now, an Assembly Democrat is trying to resuscitate those rules for Californians.

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Press Release: California Broadband privacy bill gives consumers control

Consumer Federation of California | June 19, 2017

Consumer advocacy groups joined Assemblymember Ed Chau today to announce AB 375, the California Broadband Internet Privacy Act, to ensure that consumers gain control over the use and sharing of personal information when connecting to the internet through a Broadband Internet Service Provider.

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Press Release: legislation introduced to give consumers control over private data

Assemblymember Ed Chau | June 19, 2017

Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) was joined today by numerous consumer advocacy groups and technology experts to unveil Assembly Bill375, the California Broadband Internet Privacy Act.

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California aims to set new online privacy rules

San Jose Mercury News | June 19, 2017

Nearly three months after Congress struck down new federal regulations that aimed to protect internet users from having their online activities secretly tracked and sold, state lawmakers are unveiling new legislation that would require companies to follow such rules in California.

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California Today: Weighing a Response on Privacy

New York Times | April 29, 2017

President Trump signed a resolution to undo internet privacy rules that would have kept companies like AT&T and Comcast from selling users’ browsing histories and other personal data.

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