Privacy in Principle (As California Goes, So Goes the Nation? Part Four)


What happened in the privacy world last week? On Thursday, just before the release of the White House "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights," California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced an agreement with the leading operators of mobile application platforms to privacy principles designed to bring the mobile app industry in line with a California law requiring mobile apps that collect personal information to have a privacy policy. It might be argued that the White House is now enunciating principles and best practices, and encouraging legislation of principles, that have long been embodied not only as best practice but as actual legislation under California law.

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